Local Knowledge

Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780786723751

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ON SALE: August 4th 2008

Genre: Nonfiction / Social Science / Anthropology / General


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In essays covering everything from art and common sense to charisma and constructions of the self, the eminent cultural anthropologist and author of The Interpretation of Cultures deepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of “local knowledge.” A companion volume to The Interpretation of Cultures, this book continues Geertz’s exploration of the meaning of culture and the importance of shared cultural symbolism. With a new introduction by the author.

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