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The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.

Anthropology and Art
Anthropology and art
ArndSchneider

The present chapter intends to delineate and assess the future potentials of the main fields of the anthropology of art. I will not engage here in the definitional issues surrounding the term art, nor provide a generic review of the historic literature: all of these have been covered ...

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