Table of contents for Media worlds : anthropology on new terrain / edited by Faye D. Ginsburg, Lila Abu-Lughod, and Brian Larkin.


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INTRODUCTION       2
I. CULTURAL ACTIVISM AND MINORITY CLAIMS
1. Screen Memories: Resignifying the Traditional in Indigenous Media
FayeD. Ginsburg  39
2. Visual Media and the Primitivist Perplex: Colonial Fantasies,
Indigenous Imagination, and Advocacy in North America
Harald E. L. Prins 58
3. Representation, Politics, and Cultural Imagination in Indigenous
Video: General Points and Kayapo Examples
Terence Turner  75
4. Spectacles of Difference: Cultural Activism and the Mass Mediation
of Tibet
Meg McLagan    90

II. THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF NATION-STATES
5. Egyptian Melodrama-Technology of the Modern Subject?
Lila Abu-Lughod  zx5
6. Epic Contests: Television and Religious Identity in India
Purnima Mankekar   z34
7. The National Picture: Thai Media and Cultural Identity
Annette Hamilton  52
8. Television, Time, and the National Imaginary in Belize
Richard R Wilk  171



III. TRANSNATIONAL CIRCUITS
9. Mass Media and Transnational Subjectivity in Shanghai: Notes
on (Re)Cosmopolitanism in a Chinese Metropolis
Mayfair Mei-hui Yang  189
10. A Marshall Plan of the Mind: The Political Economy of a Kazakh
Soap Opera
Ruth Mandel   201
11. Mapping Hmong Media in Diasporic Space
Louisa Schein  229

IV. THE SOCIAL SITES OF PRODUCTION
12. Putting American Public Television Documentary in Its Places
Barry Dornfeld  247
13. Culture in the Ad World: Producing the Latin Look
ArleneDdvila  264
14. "And Yet My Heart Is Still Indian": The Bombay Film Industry
and the (H)Indianization of Hollywood
Tejaswini Ganti  281
15. Arrival Scenes: Complicity and Media Ethnography in the Bolivian
Public Sphere
JeffD. Himpele  301

V. THE SOCIAL LIFE OF TECHNOLOGY
16. The Materiality of Cinema Theaters in Northern Nigeria
Brian Larkin  319
17. Mobile Machines and Fluid Audiences: Rethinking Reception
through Zambian Radio Culture
Debra Spitulnik  337
18. The Indian Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction:
Or, What Happens When Peasants "Get Hold" of Images
ChristopherPinney  355
19. Live or Dead? Televising Theater in Bali
Mark Hobart   370
20. A Room with a Voice: Mediation and Mediumship in Thailand's
Information Age
Rosalind C. Morris  383