The Resource Dimensions of ritual economy, edited by E. Christian Wells, Patricia A. McAnany, (electronic resource)

Dimensions of ritual economy, edited by E. Christian Wells, Patricia A. McAnany, (electronic resource)

Label
Dimensions of ritual economy
Title
Dimensions of ritual economy
Statement of responsibility
edited by E. Christian Wells, Patricia A. McAnany
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Economists have acknowledged that a major limitation to economic theory has been its failure to incorporate human values and beliefs as motivational factors. This book addresses the problem by bringing together anthropologists with diverse backgrounds in
Member of
Is Subseries of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
306.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GN449.8
LC item number
.D56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wells, E. Christian
  • McAnany, Patricia Ann
Series statement
Research in economic anthropology
Series volume
v. 27
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic anthropology
  • Ritual
Label
Dimensions of ritual economy, edited by E. Christian Wells, Patricia A. McAnany, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Dimensions of Ritual Economy; Copyright page; Contents; List of contributors; References; Chapter 1. Toward a theory of ritual economy; Provisioning and consuming; Materializing and substantiating worldview; Managing meaning and shaping interpretation; The challenge ahead; Acknowledgments; References; Part I: Provisioning and Consuming; Chapter 2. Liturgical forms of economic allocations; Nuyooteco cargos and Athenian liturgies; Cargo and liturgy: A love of honor; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3. Crafting the sacred: Ritual places and paraphernalia in small-scale societies; Case studies
  • Formalized communal ritual spaces Microcosms and sociograms; The sociality of ritual production; Ethnographic ritual production: Mortuary ceremonies; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4. The political ecology of ritual feasting; Southeast Asian highlanders; Medieval Icelanders; Southeast Asian states; Conclusions; References; Part II: Materializing and Substantiating Worldview; Chapter 5. Ritual economy among the Nahua of Northern Veracruz, Mexico; Ritual economy; The nahua and pantheistic religion; Ritual exchange; The participation of non-believers; Households and ritual utility
  • Altars as seats of transaction The economy of ritual; Nahua ritual economy under conditions of change; References; Chapter 6. Weaving ritual and the production of commemorative cloth in Highland Guatemala; Commemorative looms; Social fields of Tecpán commemorative looms; Interpreting the use of commemorative looms in political space; By way of conclusion: Historical precedence, cultural continuity, and resistance; Notes; References; Chapter 7. ''Desires of the heart'' and laws of the marketplace: Money and poetics, past and present, in highland Madagascar; States, wealth, and welfare
  • ''Expectation of Imerina'' Political appropriation of symbols - A tale of a branch, bamboo, and honey; Ritual and the innovation of political symbols - The singular, the complete, and the whole; An easily read tale of a young entrepreneur and self-made man?; Lively markets and the well-being of widows and orphans; Money and markets today; Ritual specialists, philosophy, and ''bricolage''; Conclusion; Notes; Acknowledgments; References; Part III: Managing Meaning and Shaping Interpretation; Chapter 8. Environmental worldview and ritual economy among the Honduran Lenca
  • Environmental worldview and ritual economy Cususa for the ancestors; Compostura in context: Prehispanic Agrarian ritual in the Naco Valley; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 9. Shaping social difference: political and ritual economy of Classic Maya royal courts; Social difference embodied; Sculpting social difference; Materializing difference through palace artisanship; Ritual assaults on social difference; Implications for ritual economy; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 10. Gifting the children: Ritual economy of a community school; The gift and gifting
  • Ritual kinship, practical kinship, and gifting the children
Extent
1 online resource (286 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849505468
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000766315
  • (EBL)453289
  • (OCoLC)609843583
  • (SSID)ssj0000358904
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11274590
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000358904
  • (PQKBWorkID)10378672
  • (PQKB)10662373
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC453289
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000766315
Label
Dimensions of ritual economy, edited by E. Christian Wells, Patricia A. McAnany, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Dimensions of Ritual Economy; Copyright page; Contents; List of contributors; References; Chapter 1. Toward a theory of ritual economy; Provisioning and consuming; Materializing and substantiating worldview; Managing meaning and shaping interpretation; The challenge ahead; Acknowledgments; References; Part I: Provisioning and Consuming; Chapter 2. Liturgical forms of economic allocations; Nuyooteco cargos and Athenian liturgies; Cargo and liturgy: A love of honor; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3. Crafting the sacred: Ritual places and paraphernalia in small-scale societies; Case studies
  • Formalized communal ritual spaces Microcosms and sociograms; The sociality of ritual production; Ethnographic ritual production: Mortuary ceremonies; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4. The political ecology of ritual feasting; Southeast Asian highlanders; Medieval Icelanders; Southeast Asian states; Conclusions; References; Part II: Materializing and Substantiating Worldview; Chapter 5. Ritual economy among the Nahua of Northern Veracruz, Mexico; Ritual economy; The nahua and pantheistic religion; Ritual exchange; The participation of non-believers; Households and ritual utility
  • Altars as seats of transaction The economy of ritual; Nahua ritual economy under conditions of change; References; Chapter 6. Weaving ritual and the production of commemorative cloth in Highland Guatemala; Commemorative looms; Social fields of Tecpán commemorative looms; Interpreting the use of commemorative looms in political space; By way of conclusion: Historical precedence, cultural continuity, and resistance; Notes; References; Chapter 7. ''Desires of the heart'' and laws of the marketplace: Money and poetics, past and present, in highland Madagascar; States, wealth, and welfare
  • ''Expectation of Imerina'' Political appropriation of symbols - A tale of a branch, bamboo, and honey; Ritual and the innovation of political symbols - The singular, the complete, and the whole; An easily read tale of a young entrepreneur and self-made man?; Lively markets and the well-being of widows and orphans; Money and markets today; Ritual specialists, philosophy, and ''bricolage''; Conclusion; Notes; Acknowledgments; References; Part III: Managing Meaning and Shaping Interpretation; Chapter 8. Environmental worldview and ritual economy among the Honduran Lenca
  • Environmental worldview and ritual economy Cususa for the ancestors; Compostura in context: Prehispanic Agrarian ritual in the Naco Valley; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 9. Shaping social difference: political and ritual economy of Classic Maya royal courts; Social difference embodied; Sculpting social difference; Materializing difference through palace artisanship; Ritual assaults on social difference; Implications for ritual economy; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 10. Gifting the children: Ritual economy of a community school; The gift and gifting
  • Ritual kinship, practical kinship, and gifting the children
Extent
1 online resource (286 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849505468
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000766315
  • (EBL)453289
  • (OCoLC)609843583
  • (SSID)ssj0000358904
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11274590
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000358904
  • (PQKBWorkID)10378672
  • (PQKB)10662373
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC453289
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000766315

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