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The Resource The power of things and the flow of cultural transformations : art and culture between Europe and Asia, edited by Lieselotte E. Saurma-Jeltsch, Anja Eisenbeiß

The power of things and the flow of cultural transformations : art and culture between Europe and Asia, edited by Lieselotte E. Saurma-Jeltsch, Anja Eisenbeiß

Label
The power of things and the flow of cultural transformations : art and culture between Europe and Asia
Title
The power of things and the flow of cultural transformations
Title remainder
art and culture between Europe and Asia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lieselotte E. Saurma-Jeltsch, Anja Eisenbeiß
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume presents contributions from a lecture series held in the winter semester 2009/10 at the University of Heidelberg's Cluster of Excellence 'Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows.' The central theme is the power of things--works of art, luxury goods, and ideas--in cultural processes"--P. 8
Cataloging source
ERASA
Dewey number
111.85
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Saurma-Jeltsch, Lieselotte E.
  • Eisenbeiss, Anja
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arts, European
  • Arts, Asian
  • Luxuries
  • Luxuries
  • East and West in art
  • Aesthetics, Comparative
  • Cultural relations
Label
The power of things and the flow of cultural transformations : art and culture between Europe and Asia, edited by Lieselotte E. Saurma-Jeltsch, Anja Eisenbeiß
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
About the agency of things, of objects and artefacts / Lieselotte E. Saurma-Jeltsch -- Pt. 1. The efficacy of things : enchanting materials and staggering craftsmanship. 1. Translocation and transformation : some Middle Eastern objects in Europe / Anna Contadini ; 2. The impact of oriental silks on Italian silk weaving in the fourteenth century / Lisa Monnas ; 3. The 'journal' of Ghiyath al-Din Naqqash, Timurid envoy to Khan Balïgh, and Chinese art and architecture / David J. Roxburgh ; 4. The cargo of the New Year's Gift : pictures from London to India and Japan, 1614 / Timon Screech -- Pt. 2. Reified memories : the embodiment of historicity. 5. The power of Maori things : Tene Waitere's carving and colonial history / Nicholas Thomas ; 6. Musical instruments as conveyors of meaning from one culture to another : the example of the lute / Charles Burnett ; 7. The modern Japanese garden in a transnational context / Toshio Watanabe -- Pt. 3. Things from afar : heralded imaginings. 8. 'A thing called the Grail' : oriental spolia in Wolfram's Parzival and its manuscript tradition / Michael Stolz ; 9. India ink : imagery of the subcontinent in early modern Europe / Larry Silver ; 10. Riding the carpet : the vehicle of stories in the Arabian nights / Marina Warner
Control code
FIEb16891090
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
280 pages
Isbn
9783422069787
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)647900997
Label
The power of things and the flow of cultural transformations : art and culture between Europe and Asia, edited by Lieselotte E. Saurma-Jeltsch, Anja Eisenbeiß
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
About the agency of things, of objects and artefacts / Lieselotte E. Saurma-Jeltsch -- Pt. 1. The efficacy of things : enchanting materials and staggering craftsmanship. 1. Translocation and transformation : some Middle Eastern objects in Europe / Anna Contadini ; 2. The impact of oriental silks on Italian silk weaving in the fourteenth century / Lisa Monnas ; 3. The 'journal' of Ghiyath al-Din Naqqash, Timurid envoy to Khan Balïgh, and Chinese art and architecture / David J. Roxburgh ; 4. The cargo of the New Year's Gift : pictures from London to India and Japan, 1614 / Timon Screech -- Pt. 2. Reified memories : the embodiment of historicity. 5. The power of Maori things : Tene Waitere's carving and colonial history / Nicholas Thomas ; 6. Musical instruments as conveyors of meaning from one culture to another : the example of the lute / Charles Burnett ; 7. The modern Japanese garden in a transnational context / Toshio Watanabe -- Pt. 3. Things from afar : heralded imaginings. 8. 'A thing called the Grail' : oriental spolia in Wolfram's Parzival and its manuscript tradition / Michael Stolz ; 9. India ink : imagery of the subcontinent in early modern Europe / Larry Silver ; 10. Riding the carpet : the vehicle of stories in the Arabian nights / Marina Warner
Control code
FIEb16891090
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
280 pages
Isbn
9783422069787
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)647900997

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