Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 July 1998

296 Pages | numerous black and white halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198280149

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Art and Agency

An Anthropological Theory

Alfred Gell

Clarendon Press

  • A brilliantly original view of the nature of art.
  • The best book by one of the leading anthropologists of his generation.
  • Beautifully written, in a lively and erudite style.
  • Enriched by a fascinating selection of illustrations.
  • Features Foreword by Nicholas Thomas of the Australian National University.