anthropology of wealth n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Anthropology of wealth PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Anthropology of wealth

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 14

Anthropology of wealth - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 86 Views
  • Uploaded on

Anthropology of wealth. Lolita Nikolova. Art works by Stavri Kalinov (Bulgaria) Wealth of mythological expression. Objectives. To destructure some of the aspects of wealth in the context of the problem of the textbook. Problems: Wealth and economy Wealth and political organization

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

Anthropology of wealth


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
anthropology of wealth

Anthropology of wealth

Lolita Nikolova

slide2

Art works by Stavri Kalinov (Bulgaria)

Wealth of mythological expression

objectives
Objectives
  • To destructure some of the aspects of wealth in the context of the problem of the textbook.
  • Problems:
    • Wealth and economy
    • Wealth and political organization
    • Wealth and household/kinship
    • Wealth and cultural reproduction (enculturation, beliefs, art and entertainment)
case studies
Case studies
  • Power and wealth

Southeast Asia

The Angkor period (889–1434), the golden age of Khmer civilization

Alexander the Great (356-323 BC)

  • Temples and architecture through ages
  • Jewelry through ages
slide5

Wealth as anthropological category

Material wealth

Wealth as non-material value

Examples:

Wealth of expression

Wealth of mythological expression

Wealth of language expression

Wealth of artistic expression

slide6

Dialectic of wealth

Sustenance

poverty

everydayness

people

wealth

border

value

slide7

Wealth

Ambivalent accumulation

Accumulation as a positive social practice

Accumulation as a negative social practice

Examples:

Savings from wages

Profits from business

Loto winners

Prize winners

Gifts, etc.

Example:

Stealing

Pirate actions

War

Over-profit

Fraud, etc.

slide8

Wealth as a individual strategy

Individual

E

N

C

U

L

T

U

R

A

T

I

O

N

Family

Kinship

W

E

A

L

T

H

Makingliving

Community

Subsistence

Social grouping

Political organization

Beliefs

Entertainment

Society

slide9

Toward psychology of wealth

Genes, through the proteins they encode, determine all body processes, including how the body responds to challenges from the environment

(http://www.accessexcellence.org/AE/AEPC/NIH/gene04.php)

The interrelation between the genes and brain

war and the wealth
War and the wealth

Greece - Age of Alexander the Great 1/6

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQeCkYIoMCI&feature=PlayList&p=4A196B70D6E742C0&index=0

war and the wealth1
War and the wealth

Alexander the Great

http://www.interesting.com/stories/alexander/

wealth and violence
Wealth and violence
  • Alexander was proclaimed King by the Macedonian army and by the Macedonian noblemen at the age of 20 (336 BC).
  • Alexander began his reign by having his potential rivals to the throne murdered.
    • His cousin, the former Amyntas IV – executed
    • Two Macedonian princes from the region of Lyncestis killed
    • While a third, Alexander Lyncestes, was spared.
    • Olympias (Alexander’s mother) had Cleopatra Eurydice and her daughter by Philip, Europa, burned alive.

Source: Wikipedia [Alexander the Great]

everydayness and wealth
Everydayness and wealth

belt

diadem

Hellenistic jewelry

Pair of bracelets with terminals in the form of a sea dragon. Gold. End of 3rd cent. BC. 

National Archaeological Museum of Athens

an omnipotent ruler and wealth
An omnipotent ruler and wealth

Southeast Asia

The Angkor period (889–1434), the golden age of Khmer civilization

The lost temples in the world