The Resource Anthropological perspectives on technology, edited by Michael Brian Schiffer

Anthropological perspectives on technology, edited by Michael Brian Schiffer

Label
Anthropological perspectives on technology
Title
Anthropological perspectives on technology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Brian Schiffer
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.4/6
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN406
LC item number
.A72 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schiffer, Michael B
Series statement
Amerind Foundation New World studies series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Industries, Primitive
Target audience
adult
Label
Anthropological perspectives on technology, edited by Michael Brian Schiffer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series from jacket
  • "An Amerind Foundation publication, Dragoon, Arizona."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Toward an anthropology of technology / Michael Brian Schiffer -- Beyond art and technology: the anthropology of skill / Tim Ingold -- Thought and production: insights of the practitioner / Charles M. Keller -- Meaning in the making: agency and the social embodiment of technology and art / Marcia-Anne Dobres -- Symbols do not create meanings- activities do: or, why symbolic anthropology needs the anthropology of technology / Bryan Pfaffenberger -- Ritual technology in an extranatural world / William H. Walker -- Toward an archaeology of needs / Richard R. Wilk -- The design process as a critical component of the anthropology of technology / W. David Kingery -- Understanding artifact variability and change: a behavioral framework / James M. Skibo and Michael Brian Schiffer -- Artifice constrained: what determines technological choice? / Peter Bleed -- Building bridges: practice-based ethnographies of contemporary technology / Lucy A. Suchman -- Coordination of technological practice and representations at the boundaries / Meredith Aronson, David Bell, and Dan Vermeer -- From sail to steam at sea in the late nineteenth century / Richard A. Gould -- The explanation of long-term technological change / Michael Brian Schiffer
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 242 p.
Isbn
9780826323699
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00012735
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
OCM45493402
Label
Anthropological perspectives on technology, edited by Michael Brian Schiffer
Publication
Note
  • Series from jacket
  • "An Amerind Foundation publication, Dragoon, Arizona."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Toward an anthropology of technology / Michael Brian Schiffer -- Beyond art and technology: the anthropology of skill / Tim Ingold -- Thought and production: insights of the practitioner / Charles M. Keller -- Meaning in the making: agency and the social embodiment of technology and art / Marcia-Anne Dobres -- Symbols do not create meanings- activities do: or, why symbolic anthropology needs the anthropology of technology / Bryan Pfaffenberger -- Ritual technology in an extranatural world / William H. Walker -- Toward an archaeology of needs / Richard R. Wilk -- The design process as a critical component of the anthropology of technology / W. David Kingery -- Understanding artifact variability and change: a behavioral framework / James M. Skibo and Michael Brian Schiffer -- Artifice constrained: what determines technological choice? / Peter Bleed -- Building bridges: practice-based ethnographies of contemporary technology / Lucy A. Suchman -- Coordination of technological practice and representations at the boundaries / Meredith Aronson, David Bell, and Dan Vermeer -- From sail to steam at sea in the late nineteenth century / Richard A. Gould -- The explanation of long-term technological change / Michael Brian Schiffer
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 242 p.
Isbn
9780826323699
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00012735
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
OCM45493402

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