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Posts tagged ‘Anthropology’

  1. A few links of note

    Here’s a few links to articles which relate to some of the themes on enfolding that have captured my attention of late. Continue reading »

  2. Kula Bodies – III

    For this next installment of what’s turning out to be a fairly slow-moving series I’m going to briefly review some of the features of dividuality which have emerged out of ethnographic accounts of personhood in Melansia, with particular reference to the work of Marilyn Strathern and Edward LiPuma. Continue reading »

  3. The Anthropology of Magic reviewed

    Back in December, I rashly promised a review of Susan Greenwood’s new book The Anthropology of Magick. I’m playing around with the “Now Reading” wordpress plug-in at the moment, so the review can be found here.

  4. Must we love the Golden Bough?

    What is it about Pagans and The Golden Bough? It seems like every time I open a book written by a Pagan or Magician, there it is, casting an inescapable shadow over the text, like the monolith in 2001. Continue reading »

  5. The Anthropology of Magic

    My old friend Dr Susan Greenwood of Sussex University has just had a new book published – The Anthropology of Magic – available from Berg. Hopefully I’ll get round to reviewing it in the not-too-distant future, but in the meantime, here’s an interview with Susan from the excellent Pagans for Archeology blog. Susan will be giving a lecture on her work at Treadwells Bookshop on the 14th April, next year.