Beyond the Horizon — Essays on Myth, History, Travel and Society

Sather, Clifford; Kaartinen, Timo
Title: Beyond the Horizon — Essays on Myth, History, Travel and Society
Authors: Sather, Clifford (Author)
Kaartinen, Timo (Author)
Product number: 9789518580686
Product form: Paperback
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Publ. product code: 1362615
Publisher: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
Series: Studia Fennica Anthropologica 2
Edition: 2018
Publication year: 2018
Language: English
Pages: 244
Product family: Anthropology
Studia Fennica Anthropologica
Library classification: 49.55 Australian, Oseanian ja napamaiden kansojen kansatiede
Key words: Melanesia, Polynesia, Society, modes of transport, structure
Society is never just a localized aggregate of people but exists by virtue of its members' narrative and conceptual awareness of other times and places. In Jukka Siikala's work this idea evolves into a broad ethnographic and theoretical interest in worlds beyond the horizon, in the double sense of ''past' and 'abroad.' This book is a tribute to Jukka's contributions to anthropology by his colleagues and students and marks his 60th birthday in January 2007. By exploring the near, distant, inward and outward horizons towards which societies project their reality, the authors aim at developing a new, productive language for addressing culture as a way of experiencing and engaging the world.