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By Stewart Lee Allen

Publish yr note: First released June 18th 2001

Can you deal with mornings and not using a brew? No? Multiply that.

Imagine a complete inhabitants less than a cloud of lethargy, not able to kick begin their days. Now introduce espresso. Bingo. The mind strikes into over-drive and it's time for empire development. So is going Stewart Lee Allen's loopy concept.

Only factor is, after retracing coffee's trip to global domination - via educate, rickshaw, shipment freighter and donkey - he has lots of facts to again it up. Stewart Lee Allen has filtered out the richest beans from coffee's scorching and frothy heritage . . . serving up a steamy, high-energy brew that would stimulate you greater than a triple-strength coffee.

As they could say in Starbucks: 'Enjoy.'

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The theory is premised on the idea that the nature of the art object is a function of the social-relational matrix in which it is embedded. It has no ‘intrinsic’ nature, independent of the relational context’’ (Gell 1998: 7). A good discussion of these definitional issues in sympathy with our own approach is provided by d’Azevedo (1973). See Goodman (1969) for an important philosophical approach to the distinctions and relationships between different art forms. In its various forms, an anthropology of the senses (Howes 2003; Taussig 1993) also addresses the relationships between the visual arts and other forms of expressive culture.

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