Howess sensual relations is a must for anyone interested in anthropology coming to its senses this remarkable book is a subtle and most eloquent contribution to theories of culture and the interplay of the senses a full bodied solution to the dry regimes of western mentality textuality and visuality a model of anthropologys radical engagement with the sensuous. This book is about the life of the senses in society and the challenges posed to both classical and contemporary social and cultural theory by reflecting on the ever shifting construction of the sensorium in history and across cultures the title sensual relations indicates that the focus will be on the interplay of the senses rather than on each sense in isolation too often studies of the senses will consider each of the five senses in turn as though sight hearing smell taste . Sensual relations engaging the senses in culture and social theory howes david isbn 9780472098460 kostenloser versand fur alle bucher mit versand und verkauf duch amazon. Sensual relations engaging the senses in culture and social theory with audacious dexterity david howes weaves together topics ranging from love and beauty magic in papua new guinea to nasal repression in freudian psychology and from the erasure and recovery of the senses in contemporary ethnography to the specter of the body in marx
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