By Shannon M. Jackson

ISBN-10: 1137587105

ISBN-13: 9781137587107

This publication examines the reciprocity that exists among the physique and the city outfitted environment.  It will draw on archival and ethnographic study in addition to an interdisciplinary literature on cultural materialism, semiotics, and aesthetics to problem dualist interpretations of 4 diverse issues of historical-material touch in Cape city, South Africa. every one bankruptcy attends to diversified teams, social practices, and ancient sessions, yet all percentage the basic questions:  how does fabric tradition replicate the best way social brokers make that means via physically touch with city equipped shape, and the way does such that means problem the methods our bodies are objectified?  Further, how do we make experience of the historic tactics embedded within the objectification of our bodies with out treating the social and the cloth, the psychological and the actual as separate realities?


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