Tradition and Modernity in the Mediterranean: The Wedding as Symbolic Struggle

Tradition and Modernity in the Mediterranean: The Wedding as Symbolic Struggle

by Vassos Argyrou, Argyrou Vassos
     
 

Argyrou examines modernisation, reflected in the changing nature of wedding celebrations in Cyprus over two generations.See more details below

Overview

Argyrou examines modernisation, reflected in the changing nature of wedding celebrations in Cyprus over two generations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521619844
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology Series, #101
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; l. The island of Aphrodite; 2. Nationalism and the poverty of imagination; 3. The weddings of the l930s; 4. The meaning of change; 5. Distinction and symbolic class struggle; 6. Anthropology and the specter of 'monoculture'; 7. The dialectics of symbolic domination.

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