The Resource All tomorrow's cultures : anthropological engagements with the future, Samuel Gerald Collins, (electronic resource)

All tomorrow's cultures : anthropological engagements with the future, Samuel Gerald Collins, (electronic resource)

Label
All tomorrow's cultures : anthropological engagements with the future
Title
All tomorrow's cultures
Title remainder
anthropological engagements with the future
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Gerald Collins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How will we live in the future? Are we moving towards global homogeneity? Will the world succumb to the global spread of fast food and Hollywood movies? Or are there other possibilities? In this book, Samuel Collins argues not only for the importance of the future of culture, but also stresses its centrality in anthropological thought over the last century. Beginning with 19th-century anthropology and continuing today in the work of anthropologies of emergent sciences, anthropologists have not only used their knowledge of present cultural configurations to speculate on future culture but have
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
301.01
Index
index present
LC call number
GN33
LC item number
.C64 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Label
All tomorrow's cultures : anthropological engagements with the future, Samuel Gerald Collins, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-137) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Tomorrow's cultures today? -- Anthropoligical time machines: setting the controls for the future -- Margaret Mead answers (about the future) -- Chad Oliver: an anthropologist on Star Trek -- Close encounters of the anthropological kind -- Playing games with futurology -- The suprising future -- Conclusion: The open future
Control code
ocn647933896
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 140 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845454081
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b34311853
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)647933896
  • jstor0857450212

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