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

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

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2005]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  GT525 .A46 2005    Available  ---
Description x, 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
Subject Clothing and dress -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Clothing and dress -- Social aspects.
Nudity -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Nudity -- Social aspects.
Hygiene -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Hygiene -- Social aspects.
Bathing customs -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Bathing customs.
Social aspects.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Masquelier, Adeline Marie, 1960-
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