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Ingold, Tim 1948-

Works: 171 works in 794 publications in 3 languages and 16,976 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Cross-cultural studies  Case studies  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Contributor, Other, Interviewee, Creator, ed
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Tim Ingold
Most widely held works by Tim Ingold
Companion encyclopedia of anthropology by Tim Ingold( Book )

82 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comprehensive survey of contemporary thinking in biological, social, and cultural anthropology"--Back cover
Constraints on conceptual development : a case study of the acquisition of folkbiological and folksociological knowledge in Madagascar by Rita Astuti( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Malagasy children's and adults' conceptual representations of human and animal kind, as well as biological inheritance, innate potential, and family relations
Hunters and gatherers by Tim Ingold( Book )

63 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains various papers on hunter and gatherer societies, see article by Lourandos annotated separately
The perception of the environment : essays on livelihood, dwelling & skill by Tim Ingold( Book )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The twenty-three essays comprising this book focus in turn of the procurement of livelihood, on what it means to 'dwell', and on the nature of skill, weaving together approaches from social anthropology, ecological psychology, developmental biology and phenomenology in a way that has never been attempted before. The book is set to revolutionise the way we think about what is 'biological' and 'cultural' in humans, about evolution and history, and indeed about what it means for human beings - at once organisms and persons - to inhabit an environment. The Perception of the Environment will be essential reading not only for anthropologists but also for biologists, psychologists, archaeologists, geographers and philosophers."--Jacket
Lines : a brief history by Tim Ingold( Book )

40 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What do walking, weaving, observing, storytelling, singing, drawing and writing have in common? The answer is that they all proceed along lines. In this book Tim Ingold imagines a world in which everyone and everything consists of interwoven or interconnected lines and lays the foundations for a completely new discipline: the anthropological archaeology of the line." "Ingold's argument takes him from the music of Ancient Greece to that of contemporary Japan, from Siberian labyrinths to Native American weaving, from Australian Aboriginal songlines to Roman roads, and from Chinese calligraphy to the printed alphabet, weaving a path between antiquity and the present."--Jacket
Tools, language, and cognition in human evolution( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how humans have evolved complex behaviours such as language and culture
Hunters, pastoralists, and ranchers : reindeer economies and their transformations by Tim Ingold( Book )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the relationships between hunting and pastoralism in tradional northern societies
Evolution and social life by Tim Ingold( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Skolt Lapps today by Tim Ingold( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economy, social relationships and political issues. Field work in Sevettijarvi area, north Finland, mainly in 1971-72
The appropriation of nature : essays on human ecology and social relations by Tim Ingold( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is an animal? by World Archaeological Congress( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key debates in anthropology by Tim Ingold( Book )

31 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every year, leading social anthropologists meet in Manchester to debate a motion at the heart of current theoretical developments in their subject. Key Debates in Anthropology collects together the first six of these debates, spanning the period from 1988 to 1993. For each debate there are four principal speakers: one to propose the motion, another to oppose it, and two seconders. These debates give unprecedented insight into the process of anthropological theory in the making, as the many contributors both engage with each other's positions and respond to wider intellectual currents of the time." "With its unique format, Key Debates in Anthropology addresses issues that are currently at the top of the theoretical agenda, and registers the pulse of contemporary thinking in social anthropology. The presentations, by leading anthropologists of both older and younger generations, are clear, original and provocative."--Jacket
Making : anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture by Tim Ingold( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and French and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Making creates knowledge, builds environments and transforms lives. Anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture are all ways of making, and all are dedicated to exploring the conditions and potentials of human life. In this exciting book, Tim Ingold ties the four disciplines together in a way that has never been attempted before. In a radical departure from conventional studies that treat art and architecture as compendia of objects for analysis, Ingold proposes an anthropology and archaeology not of but with art and architecture. He advocates a way of thinking through making in which sentient practitioners and active materials continually answer to, or 'correspond', with one another in the generation of form. Making offers a series of profound reflections on what it means to create things, on materials and form, the meaning of design, landscape perception, animate life, personal knowledge and the work of the hand. It draws on examples and experiments ranging from prehistoric stone tool-making to the building of medieval cathedrals, from round mounds to monuments, from flying kites to winding string, from drawing to writing. The book will appeal to students and practitioners alike, with interests in social and cultural anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art and design, visual studies and material culture."--Publisher's website
Being alive : essays on movement, knowledge and description by Tim Ingold( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Ingold sets out to restore life to where it should belong, at the heart of anthropological concern. Anthropology is a disciplined inquiry into the conditions and potentials of human life. Generations of theorists, however, have expunged life from their accounts, treating it as the mere output of patterns, codes, structures or systems
Creativity and cultural improvisation by Elizabeth Hallam( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no prepared script for social and cultural life. People work it out as they go along. Creativity and Cultural Improvisation casts fresh, anthropological eyes on the cultural sites of creativity that form part of our social matrix. The book explores the ways creative agency is attributed in the graphic and performing arts and in intellectual property law. It shows how the sources of creativity are embedded in social, political and religious institutions, examines the relation between creativity and the perception and passage of time, and reviews the creativity and improvisational quality of anthropological scholarship itself. Individual essays examine how the concept of creativity has changed in the history of modern social theory, and question its applicability as a term of cross-cultural analysis. The contributors highlight the collaborative and political dimensions of creativity and thus challenge the idea that creativity arises only from individual talent and expression.-- Publisher description
Ways of walking : ethnography and practice on foot by Jo Lee Vergunst( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents studies of walking in a range of regional and cultural contexts, exploring the diversity of ways of walking and the variety of meanings it can embody. This book offers insights into human movement, landscape and social life
Biosocial becomings : integrating social and biological anthropology( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All human life unfolds within a matrix of relations, which are at once social and biological. Yet the study of humanity has long been divided between often incompatible 'social' and 'biological' approaches. Reaching beyond the dualisms of nature and society and of biology and culture, this volume proposes a unique and integrated view of anthropology and the life sciences. Featuring contributions from leading anthropologists, it explores human life as a process of 'becoming' rather than 'being', and demonstrates that humanity is neither given in the nature of our species nor acquired through culture but forged in the process of life itself. Combining wide-ranging theoretical argument with in-depth discussion of material from recent or ongoing field research, the chapters demonstrate how contemporary anthropology can move forward in tandem with groundbreaking discoveries in the biological sciences
Redrawing anthropology : materials, movements, lines by Tim Ingold( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on expertise from various fields, this ground-breaking volume of twelve chapters explores the potential of a graphic anthropology to change the way we think. Along the way a team of authors from the UK, Europe, North America and Australia contribute to key debates on what happens in making, the relation between design and performance
Imagining landscape : past, present and future by Monica Janowski( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4e de couv.: The landscapes of human habitation are not just perceived; they are also imagined. What part, then, does imagining landscapes play in their perception? The contributors to this volume, drawn from a range of disciplines, argue that landscapes are 'imagined' in a sense more fundamental than their symbolic representation in words, images and other media. Less a means of conjuring up images of what is 'out there' than a way of living creatively in the world, imagination is immanent in perception itself, revealing the generative potential of a world that is not so much ready-made as continually on the brink of formation. Describing the ways landscapes are perpetually shaped by the engagements and practices of their inhabitants, this innovative volume develops a processual approach to both perception and imagination. But it also brings out the ways in which these processes, animated by the hopes and dreams of inhabitants, increasingly come into conflict with the strategies of external actors empowered to impose their own, ready-made designs upon the world. With a focus on the temporal and kinaesthetic dynamics of imagining, Imagining Landscapes foregrounds both time and movement in understanding how past, present and future are brought together in the creative, world-shaping endeavours of both inhabitants and scholars. The book will appeal to anthropologists, sociologists and archaeologists, as well as to geographers, historians and philosophers with interests in landscape and environment, heritage and culture, creativity, perception and imagination
Making and growing : anthropological studies of organisms and artefacts by Elizabeth Hallam( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making and Growing brings together the latest work in the fields of anthropology and material culture studies to explore the differences - and the relation - between making things and growing things, and between things that are made and things that grow. Though the former are often regarded as artefacts and the latter as organisms, the book calls this distinction into question, examining the implications for our understanding of materials, design and creativity. Grounding their arguments in case studies from different regions and historical periods, the contributors to this volume show how making and growing give rise to co-produced and mutually modifying organisms and artefacts, including human persons. They attend to the properties of materials and to the forms of knowledge and sensory experience involved in these processes, and explore the dynamics of making and undoing, growing and decomposition. The book will be of broad interest to scholars in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, material culture studies, history and sociology
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Constraints on conceptual development : a case study of the acquisition of folkbiological and folksociological knowledge in Madagascar
Alternative Names
Ingold, T. M.

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English (508)

Spanish (9)

French (8)

Constraints on conceptual development : a case study of the acquisition of folkbiological and folksociological knowledge in MadagascarHunters and gatherersThe perception of the environment : essays on livelihood, dwelling & skillLines : a brief historyTools, language, and cognition in human evolutionHunters, pastoralists, and ranchers : reindeer economies and their transformationsThe Skolt Lapps todayWhat is an animal?