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Masters Course - Bibliography

Theoretical Approaches

Introductions to the disciplines of Anthropology, Archaeology & Art History

Social and Cultural Anthropology

Barnard, A. (2000) History and Theory in Anthropology: Changing Perspectives. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Hendry, J. (1999) Other People's Worlds: An Introduction to Cultural and Social Anthropology. New York: New York University Press.
Herzfeld, M. (2001) Anthropology: Theoretical Practice in Culture and Society. Oxford: Blackwell.
Layton, R. (1997) An Introduction to Theory in Anthropology, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Sykes, K. (2005) Arguing with Anthropology: An Introduction to Critical Theories of the Gift. London: Routledge.


Cunliffe, B., C. Gosden, and R. A. Joyce (eds.) (2009) The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gosden, C. (1999) Anthropology and Archaeology: A Changing Relationship.  Routledge: London.
Johnson, M. (1999) Archaeological Theory: An Introduction.  Malden: Blackwell.
Renfrew, C. and P. Bahn  (2004) Archaeology : Theories, Methods and Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Art History

Adams, L. (2010) The Methodologies of Art: An Introduction. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Fernie, E. (1995) Art History and Its Methods. London: Phaidon Press.
Moxey, K and M. A. Holly (eds.) (2003) Art History, Aesthetics, Visual Studies. Williamstown, MA: Clark Art Institute.
Nelson, R.S. and R. Shiff (2003) Critical Terms for Art History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Anthropology of Art & the Material World

Anderson, R. L. (1989) Art in Small-Scale Societies, Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall.
Appadurai, A. (ed.) (1986) The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Banks, M. and Morphy H. (eds.)(1997) Re-thinking Visual Anthropology. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Coote, J. and Shelton, A. (eds.) (1992) Anthropology, Art and Aesthetics, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Edwards, E. (2001) Raw Histories. Oxford: Berg Press.
Gell, A. (1998) Art and Agency: an anthropological theory, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Graburn, N. H.H. (ed.)(1976) Ethnic and Tourist Arts: Cultural Expressions from the Fourth World. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Graeber, D. (2002) Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams. New York: Palgrave.

Hicks, D. and M. C. Beaudry (eds.) (2010) The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hoskins, J. (1998) Biographical Objects: How Things Tell the Stories of People’s Lives.  London: Routledge.
Layton, R. (1991) The Anthropology of Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Morphy, H. and Perkins, M. (eds.) (2006) The Anthropology of Art: A Reader.  Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
Miller, D. (1987) Material Culture and Mass Consumption. Oxford: Blackwell.
Miller, D. (ed.) (2005) Materiality. Durham: Duke University Press.
Myers, F. (ed.) (2001) In the Empire of Things: Regimes of Value and Material Culture.  Santa Fe: School of American Research Press.
Pinney, C. and N. Thomas (eds.) (2001) Beyond Aesthetics: Art and the Technologies of Enchantment.  Oxford: Berg.
Phillips, R. B. and C. Steiner (eds) (1999) Unpacking Culture: Art & commodity in colonial & postcolonial worlds. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Thomas, N. (1992) Entangled Objects, Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Tilley, C. et al. (eds.) (2006) Handbook of Material Culture. London: Sage.
Weiner, A. B. (1992) Inalienable Possessions: The Paradox of Keeping— While— Giving. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Museums, source communities and the politics of display

Clifford, J. (1997) ‘Museums as Contact Zones.’ In Routes: travel and translation in the late twentieth century.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Henderson, A. and A. L. Kaeppler (eds.) (1999) Exhibiting Dilemmas: Issues of Representation at the Smithsonian. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Press.
Karp, I. and S. D. Lavine (eds.)(1991) Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display.  Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Press.
Peers, L. and A. Brown (eds.) (2003) Museums and Source Communities: A Routledge Reader. London: Routledge.
Price, S. (1989) Primitive Art in Civilized Places. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Stocking, G. W. Jr. (ed.)(1985) Objects and Others: Essays on Museums and Material Culture. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.


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