ISBN-10:
0521271975
ISBN-13:
9780521271974
Pub. Date:
01/28/2009
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Other Tribes, Other Scribes: Symbolic Anthropology in the Comparative Study of Cultures, Histories, Religions and Texts

Other Tribes, Other Scribes: Symbolic Anthropology in the Comparative Study of Cultures, Histories, Religions and Texts

by James A. Boon

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ISBN-13: 9780521271974
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Initiations: 1. Introduction: the exaggeration of cultures; 2. Shades of the history of ethnology; Part II. Systematics Notwithstanding: 3. Social theories with a difference; 4. Assorted semiotics and dialectics; Part III. Essays in Exotic Texts: 5. Jacobean ethnology: An east-west intercourse; 6. Balinese incest recaptured: a discourse; 7. Structuralism/Romanticism, reciprocally; 8. Conclusion: dead moons or eclipsed?; Appendices A-C; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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