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.
Chapter 4.1.4: Knowledge in Hand: Explorations of Brain, Hand and Tool
Knowledge in Hand: Explorations of Brain, Hand and Tool
It is not possible to picture a carpenter or joiner apart from his tools …. To such experienced bench-hands the tools were co-operators in the common service of life, the character of the tool becoming like that of ...