Robert E. MacLaury, Galina V. Paramei, Don Dedrick's Anthropology of Color: Interdisciplinary multilevel modeling PDF

By Robert E. MacLaury, Galina V. Paramei, Don Dedrick

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The sector of colour categorization has consistently been intrinsically multi- and inter-disciplinary, seeing that its beginnings within the 19th century. the most contribution of this e-book is to foster a brand new point of integration between diverse techniques to the anthropological research of colour. The editors have placed nice attempt into bringing jointly examine from anthropology, linguistics, psychology, semiotics, and quite a few different fields, by means of selling the exploration of the several yet interacting and complementary ways that those a variety of views version the area of colour event. by means of so doing, they considerably advertise the emergence of a coherent box of the anthropology of color.
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