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Implicit Meanings

Professor Mary Douglas - 2002 - 344 pages
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 ...
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Natural Symbols

Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas - 2002 - 224 pages
This classic text represents a work of anthropology in the widest sense, exploring themes such as the social meaning of natural symbols and the image of the body in society ...
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The World of Goods

Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas, Baron Isherwood - 2002 - 200 pages
First published in 1979, The World of Goods goes beyond standard economic analyses, which rely on theories of individual psychology. Douglas studies how consumers use goods to ...
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Risk and Blame: Essays in Cultural Theory

Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas - 2002 - 336 pages
First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Science Religion and Reality 1926

Joseph Needham - 2003 - 408 pages
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The Case for Religion

Keith Ward - 2004 - 246 pages
In a powerful new work of theology, the author of God: A Guide for the Perplexed attacks various arguments against religion and reconstructs an effective argument for religious ...
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Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion

Michael Banton - 2013 - 224 pages
As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion.
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