Implicit Meanings: Selected Essays in Anthropology (BOK)

Professor Mary Douglas

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'No more sparkling and suggestive work of social science is likely to appear in the near future. This book provides a splendid answer as to why anthropology goes on mattering and also to why no surgery can separate it from sociology '-The Economist from the reviews of the first edition This new edition of a classic work provides an excellent introduction to the thought of anthropologist Mary Douglas. First published to great acclaim in 1975, Mary Douglas has now revised the text to include additional chapters and a new introduction. Implicit Meanings includes writings on the key themes which are associated with Mary Douglas's work and which have had a major influence on anthropological thought, such as: *food *pollution *risk *animals *myth. Among the new pieces inluded in this edition are: The Lele of the Kasai * Techniques of Socrcery Control in Central Africa * The Lele Revisited * Obituary of Godfrey Lienhardt * The Depolitzation of Risk * Rightness of Categories

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1999 Forfatter Professor Mary Douglas
Forlag
ROUTLEDGE
ISBN 9780415205542
Antall sider 344 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,8cm
Vekt 590 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Anthropology