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Introduction: Minor Traditions, Shizen Equivocations, and Sophisticated Conjunctions

This paper is an introduction to the issue  "Multiple Nature-Cultures, Diverse Anthropologies." By showing the equivocal notion of shizen, Japanese translation for "nature," the paper explores the existence of multiple nature-cultures. 

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Toward Natural-cultural Relativism
Toward Natural-cultural Relativism : Considering the Future of Globalization from the Standpoint of the Inuit Indigenous Movement (<Special Theme> Beyond "Globalization")
Author: Keiichi OMURA...Read more
Toward an Anthropology of Landmines: Rogue Infrastructure and Military Waste in the Korean DMZ

This 2016 article by Eleana Kim was published by Cultural Anthropology and is available on their websiteRead more

The Ontology of Technology

The Ontology of Technology : Considering the Potentiality of Natural-Cultural Anthropology through an Analysis of the Inuit Technological-Complex System (<Special Theme>New Horizon of Ethnography on Technology)

Author: Keiichi Omura
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The Anthropological Turn series, Suiseisha

In 2015, a Japanese publisher, Suiseisha ( 水声社 ), whose previous focus was French and other...Read more

Human–Nonhuman Relations

The relationship between human and nonhuman beings has been investigated in anthropological studies on magical-religious practices such as animism, shamanism, and spirit possession. Studies of gift-exchange and personhood have also elaborated important arguments about the unfolding of encounters...Read more

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