BOOK REVIEW: ASIA THROUGH ART AND ANTHROPOLOGY Silvia Xavier – TAASA Review December 2014

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Asia through Art and Anthropology: Cultural Translation Across Borders Nakamura, F., Perkins, M.

and Krischer, O.

(eds.), 2013 Bloomsbury Academic, London and New York RRP AUD$45.99 paperback; AUD$105 hardcover, 256 pages. The 15 contributors to this beautifully presented book invite the reader to consider the task of the cultural translator and the question of how Asia has been imagined, represented, and transferred both literally and visually across linguistic, geopolitical, and cultural boundaries' (p2)...