Asian Material Culture (AUP - ICAS Publications) by Marianne Hulsbosch , Elizabeth Bedford, Martha Chaiklin

By Marianne Hulsbosch , Elizabeth Bedford, Martha Chaiklin

This richly illustrated quantity deals the reader special perception into the materiality of Asian cultures and the ways that items and practices can concurrently include and convey aesthetic and practical features, in addition to daily and religious aspirations. even though each one bankruptcy is consultant, instead of exhaustive, in its portrayal of Asian fabric tradition, jointly they basically show that items are entities that resonate with discourses of human relationships, own and crew identification formations, ethics, values, exchange, and, specifically, exact futures.

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This is again reflected in Bourdieu’s habitus-field theory where the rationale behind the exchange of moon cakes is, as far as business is concerned, a practice to build stable and long-term relationships in order to survive and accumulate capital in the market where competition is fierce (Bourdieu & Wacquant 1992). indd 29 23/04/09 9:47 AM Elizabeth Bedford Consequently the once humble moon cake that was purchased in a brown paper bag has become not only an important commodity in terms of filial and business relationships but a somewhat flamboyant show of wealth with elaborately packaged bags and boxes of moon cakes being traded back and forth between families, friends, colleagues and business associates.

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