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Corporate Author American Anthropological Association. Meeting (2000 : San Francisco, Calif.)

Title Dirt, undress, and difference [electronic resource] : critical perspectives on the body's surface / edited by Adeline Masquelier.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 264 p. : ill.
Note Papers originally presented at a panel entitled "The Politics of Dirt and Nudity in Africa" held at the 2000 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Dirt, undress, and difference : an introduction / Adeline Masquelier -- The naked and the nude : historically multiple meanings of oto (undress) in southeastern Nigeria / Misty L. Bastian -- Breasts, (un)dress, and, modernist desires in the Balinese-tourist encounter / Margaret Wiener -- Body talk : revelations of self and body in contemporary strip clubs / Katherine Frank -- The naked spirit : disrobing, deviance, and dissent in Bori possession / Adeline Masquelier -- Japanese bodies and Western ways of seeing in the late nineteenth century / Satsuki Kawano -- Purity and conquest in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan / Janice Boddy -- Did you bathe this morning? : baths and morality in Botswana / Deborah Durham -- The politics of dirt and gender : body techniques in Bengali India / Sarah Lamb -- Corrupted alterities : body politics in the time of the Iranian diaspora / Janet Bauer.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Clothing and dress -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Nudity -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Hygiene -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Bathing customs -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Masquelier, Adeline Marie, 1960-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0253346282 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253217830 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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