Art's Agency and Art History re-articulates the relationship of the anthropology of art to key methodological and theoretical approaches in art history, sociology, and linguistics.
Explores important concepts and perspectives in the anthropology of art
Includes nine groundbreaking case studies by an internationally renowned group of art historians and art theorists
Covers a wide range of periods, including Bronze-Age China, Classical Greece, Rome, and Mayan, as well as the modern Western world
Features an introductory essay by leading experts, which helps clarify issues in the field
Includes numerous illustrations