1st Edition

Cannibal Culture
Art, Appropriation, And The Commodification Of Difference

ISBN 9780813320892
Published February 9, 1996 by Routledge
256 Pages

USD $58.95

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Book Description

The book examines the ways Western art and Western commerce co-opt, pigeonhole, and commodify so-called "native experiences." It raises important and uncomfortable questions about how we travel, what we buy, and how we determine cultural merit.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Fat-Eaters and Aesthetes: The Politics of Display -- The Luxurious Ambivalence of Exoticism -- Conquest, Appropriation, and Cultural Difference -- Art and Taxidermy: The Warehouse of Treasures -- Dreams and Landscapes: The Delineation of Wild Spaces -- The Smoking Mirror -- About the Book and Author

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