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Implicit Meanings

Implicit Meanings

by Professor Mary Douglas
     
 

ISBN-10: 041560673X

ISBN-13: 9780415606738

Pub. Date: 11/01/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Implicit Meanings was first published to great acclaim in 1975. It includes writings on the key themes which are associated with Mary Douglas' work and which have had a major influence on anthropological thought, such as food, pollution, risk, animals and myth. The papers in this text demonstrate the importance of seeking to understand beliefs and practices

Overview

Implicit Meanings was first published to great acclaim in 1975. It includes writings on the key themes which are associated with Mary Douglas' work and which have had a major influence on anthropological thought, such as food, pollution, risk, animals and myth. The papers in this text demonstrate the importance of seeking to understand beliefs and practices that are implicit and a priori within what might seem to be alien cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415606738
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
342

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