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Media worlds [electronic resource] : anthropology on new terrain / edited by Faye D. Ginsburg, Lila Abu-Lughod, and Brian Larkin.

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  • ISBN: 9780520928169 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0520928164 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 413 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Screen memories: resignifying the traditional in indigenous media / Faye D. Ginsburg -- Visual media and the primitivist perplex: colonial fantasies, indigenous imagination, and advocacy in North America / Harald E.L. Prins -- Representation, politics, and cultural imagination in indigenous video: general points and Kayapo examples / Terence Turner -- Spectacles of difference: cultural activism and the mass mediation of Tibet / Meg McLagan -- Egyptian melodrama: technology of the modern subject? / Lila Abu-Lughod -- Epic contests: television and religious identity in India / Purnima Mankekar -- The national picture: Thai media and cultural identity / Annette Hamilton -- Television, time, and the national imaginary in Belize / Richard R. Wilk -- Mass media and transnational subjectivity in Shanghai: notes on (re)cosmopolitanism in a Chinese metropolis / Mayfair Mei-hui Yang -- A Marshall plan of the mind: the political economy of a Kazakh soap opera / Ruth Mandel -- Mapping Hmong media in diasporic space / Louisa Schein -- Putting American public television documentary in its places / Barry Dornfeld -- Culture in the ad world: producing the Latin look / Arlene DĆ¢avila -- "And yet my heart is still Indian": the Bombay film industry and the (h)Indianization of Hollywood / Tejaswini Ganti -- Arrival scenes: complicity and media ethnography in the Bolivian public sphere / Jeff D. Himpele -- The materiality of cinema theaters in northern Nigeria / Brian Larkin -- Mobile machines and fluid audiences: rethinking reception through Zambian radio culture / Debra Spitulnik -- The Indian work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction: or, what happens when peasants "get hold" of images / Christopher Pinney -- Live or dead? Televising theater in Bali / Mark Hobart -- A room with a voice: mediation and mediumship in Thailand's information age / Rosalind C. Morris.
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Subject: Mass media and culture

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