Constructive Drinking: Perspectives on Drink from Anthropology / Edition 1

Constructive Drinking: Perspectives on Drink from Anthropology / Edition 1

by Mary Douglas
     
 

First published in 1987, Constructive Drinking is a series of original case studies organized into three sections based on three major functions of drinking. The three constructive functions are: that drinking has a real social role in everyday life; that drinking can be used to construct an ideal world; and that drinking is a significant economic

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First published in 1987, Constructive Drinking is a series of original case studies organized into three sections based on three major functions of drinking. The three constructive functions are: that drinking has a real social role in everyday life; that drinking can be used to construct an ideal world; and that drinking is a significant economic activity. The case studies deal with a variety of exotic drinks

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ISBN-13:
9780415291132
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Mary Douglas: Collected Works
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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