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The interpretation of cultures : selected essays / by Clifford Geertz.

By: Geertz, Clifford.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, Basic Books 1973Description: ix, 470 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780465097197; 0465097197; 0465097197; 046503425X; 9780465034253.Subject(s): Ethnology | CultureDDC classification: 572 Online resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Contents: Thick description : toward an interpretive theory of culture -- The impact of the concept of culture on the concept of man -- The growth of culture and the evolution of mind -- Religion as a cultural system -- Ethos, world view, and the analysis of sacred symbols -- Ritual and social change : a Javanese example -- "Internal conversion" in contemporary Bali -- Ideology as a cultural system -- After the revolution : the fate of nationalism in the new states -- The integrative revolution : primordial sentiments and civil politics in the new states -- The politics of meaning -- Politics past, politics present : some notes on the uses of anthropology in understanding the new states -- The cerebral savage : on the work of Claude Lévi-Strauss -- Person, time, and conduct in Bali -- Deep play : notes on the Balinese cockfight.
Summary: Summary: "In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This g"
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Contents: Thick description : toward an interpretive theory of culture --
The impact of the concept of culture on the concept of man --
The growth of culture and the evolution of mind --
Religion as a cultural system --
Ethos, world view, and the analysis of sacred symbols --
Ritual and social change : a Javanese example --
"Internal conversion" in contemporary Bali --
Ideology as a cultural system --
After the revolution : the fate of nationalism in the new states --
The integrative revolution : primordial sentiments and civil politics in the new states --
The politics of meaning --
Politics past, politics present : some notes on the uses of anthropology in understanding the new states --
The cerebral savage : on the work of Claude Lévi-Strauss --
Person, time, and conduct in Bali --
Deep play : notes on the Balinese cockfight.

Summary:
"In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This g"

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