Hair: Its Power and Meaning in Asian Cultures

Hair: Its Power and Meaning in Asian Cultures➹ [Download] ➵ Hair: Its Power and Meaning in Asian Cultures By Alf Hiltebeitel ➼ – Heartforum.co.uk Hair whether present or absent, restored or removed, abundant or scarce, long or short, bound or unbound, colored or natural marks a person as clearly as speech, clothing, and smell It defines a perso Hair whether present or Power and Kindle Ø absent, restored or removed, abundant or scarce, long or short, bound or unbound, colored or natural marks a person as clearly as speech, clothing, and smell It defines a person s gender, sexual availability and desirability, age, social status, and even political stance It may also act as a basis for Hair: Its PDF or discrimination in treatment by others While hair s high salience as both sign and symbol extends cross culturally through time, its denotations are far from universal Hair is an interdisciplinary look at the meanings of hair, hairiness, and hairlessness in Asian cultures, from classical to contemporary contextsThe contributors draw on a variety of literary, archaeological, religious, Its Power and PDF/EPUB æ and ethnographic evidence They examine scientific, medical, political, and popular cultural discourses Topics covered include monastic communities and communities of fashion, hair codes and social conventions of rank, attitudes of enforcement and rebellion, and positions of privilege and destitution Different interpretations include hair as a key aspect of female beauty, of virility, as obscene, as impure, and linked with other symbolic markers in bodily, social, political, and cosmological constructs.

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  • Paperback
  • 297 pages
  • Hair: Its Power and Meaning in Asian Cultures
  • Alf Hiltebeitel
  • English
  • 27 September 2019
  • 0791437426

10 thoughts on “Hair: Its Power and Meaning in Asian Cultures

  1. Hongryong Park says:

    After reading this book, I got an opportunity to see how the hair was important in East Asian countries Also, it was interesting to see that the class was made visible on the head by means of hairs style that revealed rank or occupation.

  2. Joono Kim says:

    Through this book, I learned about East Asian culture and history deeply Not only learn how hair was important, also learn how Confucianism influenced to East Asian culture East Asian culture and American culture are pretty different So, I was interested to learn East Asian culture.

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