Janet Carsten's Blood Will Out: Essays on Liquid Transfers and Flows PDF

By Janet Carsten

ISBN-10: 1118656288

ISBN-13: 9781118656280

Unique in concentration and overseas in scope, this ebook brings jointly 10 essays concerning the fabric, metaphorical, and symbolic significance of blood.

  • An interdisciplinary research that unites the paintings of famous historians and anthropologists
  • Incorporates insights from fresh paintings in symbolism, kinship reviews, scientific anthropology, the anthropology of faith, the sociological examine of finance, and textual analysis
  • Covers subject matters reminiscent of Medieval ecu conceptions of blood; blood and the mind; blood and the cultural examine of finance; and blood forms, identification, and organization in twentieth-century America


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Oxford: Berghahn. Kim, E. 2010. Adopted territory: transnational Korean adoptees and the politics of belonging. : Duke University Press. Knight, C. 1991. Blood relations: menstruation and the origin of culture. New Haven: Yale University Press. Krementsov, N. 2011. A Martian stranded on earth: Alexander Bogdanov, blood transfusions, and proletarian science. Chicago: University Press. Introduction 21 Kuper, A. 2009. Incest and influence: the private life of bourgeois England. : Harvard University Press.

During diastole, the economy recharges, filling up with capital as credit expands, much as the heart gathers blood before going on to the next beat. Too much credit and ‘hemodilution or inflation’ can occur, unless, as James Park (2011) puts it, more ‘special factors that make blood, the essence of life’, are produced. By ‘special factors’, Park has in mind haematopoietic stem cells, the manufacturers of lymphocytes and erythrocytes in a human body and, by extension, ‘the entrepreneurs who develop new products, build factories, and sell services for new markets’.

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