Anthropology of Color

Anthropology of Color

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The field of color categorization has always been intrinsically multi- and inter-disciplinary, since its beginnings in the nineteenth century. The main contribution of this book is to foster a new level of integration among different approaches to the anthropological study of color. The editors have put great effort into bringing together research from anthropology, linguistics, psychology, semiotics, and a variety of other fields, by promoting the exploration of the different but interacting and complementary ways in which these various perspectives model the domain of color experience. By so doing, they significantly promote the emergence of a coherent field of the anthropology of color.Spectral transmission of the human ocular media. Vision Research, 14, 1237* 1244. ... Paramei, G. V. (2005). Singing the Russian blues: An argument for culturally basic color terms. Crossa€” Cultural Research, 39, 10434. Pastoureau, M. (2000). Le bleu, histoire da#39;une couleur. Paris: Editions du Seuil. Pickford, R. W. (1951). Individual difierences in colour vision. ... In A. C. Haddon (Ed.), Reports on the Cambridge anthropological expedition to the Torres Straits. Cambridge: Cambridgeanbsp;...

Title:Anthropology of Color
Author: Robert E. MacLaury, Galina V. Paramei, Don Dedrick
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 2007-11-21

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