The Mushroom at the End of the World

Written By Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
The Mushroom at the End of the World
  • Publsiher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 08 June 2021
  • ISBN : 0691220557
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 5 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Mushroom at the End of the World written by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing which was release on 08 June 2021, this book published by Princeton University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s account of these sought-after fungi offers insights into areas far beyond just mushrooms and addresses a crucial question: What manages to live in the ruins we have made? The Mushroom at the End of the World explores the unexpected corners of matsutake commerce, where we encounter Japanese gourmets, capitalist traders, Hmong jungle fighters, Finnish nature guides, and more. These companions lead us into fungal ecologies and forest histories to better understand the promise of cohabitation in a time of massive human devastation. The Mushroom at the End of the World delves into the relationship between capitalist destruction and collaborative survival within multispecies landscapes, the prerequisite for continuing life on earth.

The Mushroom at the End of the World

The Mushroom at the End of the World
  • Author : Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-08
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world—and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s account of these sought-after fungi offers insights into areas far beyond ...

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  • Author : Omar Ibrahim
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Total pages : 16
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : Academic Paper from the year 2020 in the subject Pedagogy - Science, Theory, Anthropology, grade: 6, University of Bern (Institut für Sozialanthropologie), language: English, abstract: The present work is of a theoretical kind and attempts to make philosophical and conceptual ideas fruitful for ethnographic research. It deals with the term "Alienation" ...

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  • Author : Anya Heise-von der Lippe
  • Publisher : University of Wales Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-15
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : Monstrous textuality emerges when Gothic narratives like Frankenstein reflect the monstrous in their narrative structure to create narratives of resistance. It allows writers to meta-narratively reflect their own poetics and textual production, and reclaim authority over their work under circumstances of systemic cultural oppression and Othering. This book traces the ...

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Unfinished
  • Author : João Biehl,Peter Locke
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-16
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : This original, field-changing collection explores the plasticity and unfinishedness of human subjects and lifeworlds, advancing the conceptual terrain of an anthropology of becoming. People's becomings trouble and exceed ways of knowing and acting, producing new possibilities for research, methodology, and writing. The contributors creatively bridge ethnography and critical theory in ...

Art Politics and the Pamphleteer

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  • Author : Jane Tormey,Gillian Whiteley
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : Art, Politics and the Pamphleteer brings together a collection of text-based and visual essays, commissioned artworks and graphics. This richly illustrated book responds to the concept, aesthetics and function of the political pamphlet. It is diverse in content, interpreting the 'pamphlet' in the broadest terms, and encompassing a number of ...

How to Make Art at the End of the World

How to Make Art at the End of the World
  • Author : Natalie Loveless
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-09
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : In recent years, the rise of research-creation—a scholarly activity that considers art practices as research methods in their own right—has emerged from the organic convergences of the arts and interdisciplinary humanities, and it has been fostered by universities wishing to enhance their public profiles. In How to Make ...

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  • Author : B. Denise Hodgins
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-03-21
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : This book is a collection of feminist childhood studies stories from field research with educators, young children, and/or early childhood student-educators that explores the challenges, tensions, and possibilities of common worlds research methods for the 21st century. Grounded in a common worlding orientation, the contributing authors grapple with complex ...

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Theological Ethics in a Neoliberal Age
  • Author : Kevin Hargaden
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-10-31
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : Throughout his ministry, Jesus spoke frequently and unabashedly on the now-taboo subject of money. With nothing good to say to the rich, the New Testament—indeed the entire Bible—is far from positive towards the topic of personal wealth. And yet, we all seek material prosperity and comfort. How are ...

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  • Author : Joe Trotta,Zlatan Filipovic,Houman Sadri
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-11-07
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : Dystopian stories and visions of the Apocalypse are nothing new; however in recent years there has been a noticeable surge in the output of this type of theme in literature, art, comic books/graphic novels, video games, TV shows, etc. The reasons for this are not exactly clear; it may ...

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Art and Nature in the Anthropocene
  • Author : Susan Ballard
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-03-18
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : This book examines how contemporary artists have engaged with histories of nature, geology, and extinction within the context of the changing planet. Susan Ballard describes how artists challenge the categories of animal, mineral, and vegetable—turning to a multispecies order of relations that opens up a new vision of what ...

A Sensory Education

A Sensory Education
  • Author : Anna Harris
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Total pages : 186
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : A Sensory Education takes a close look at how sensory awareness is learned and taught in expert and everyday settings around the world. Anna Harris shows that our sensing is not innate or acquired, but in fact evolves through learning that is shaped by social and material relations. The chapters ...

Surreal Entanglements

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  • Author : Louise Economides,Laura Shackelford
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-18
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : This edited collection approaches the most pressing discourses of the Anthropocene and posthumanist culture through the surreal, yet instructive lens of Jeff VanderMeer’s fiction. In contrast to universalist and essentializing ways of responding to new material realities, VanderMeer’s work invites us to re-imagine human subjectivity and other collectivities ...

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The Virtues of Vulnerability
  • Author : Sara Rushing
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-20
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : Within the liberal tradition, the physical body has been treated as a focus of rights discussion and a source of economic and democratic value; it needs protection but it is also one's dominion, tool, and property, and thus something over which we should be able to exercise free will. However, ...

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  • Author : Carlos Rojas,Mei-hwa Sung
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-29
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : Through an analysis of a wide array of contemporary Chinese literature from inside and outside of China, this volume considers some of the ways in which China and Chineseness are understood and imagined. Using the central theme of the way in which literature has the potential to both reinforce and ...

Wilted

Wilted
  • Author : Julie Guthman
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 0691220557
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Summary : Strawberries are big business in California. They are the sixth-highest-grossing crop in the state, which produces 88 percent of the nation’s favorite berry. Yet the industry is often criticized for its backbreaking labor conditions and dependence on highly toxic soil fumigants used to control fungal pathogens and other soilborne pests. ...