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Natural Symbols

Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas - 2002 - 224 pages
Every natural symbol - derived from blood, breath or excrement - carries a social meaning and this work focuses on the ways in which any one culture makes its selections from ...
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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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Risk and Blame

Professor Mary Douglas, Professor of Anthropology Mary Douglas - 2013 - 336 pages
First published in 1992, this volume follows on from the programme for studying risk and blame that was implied in Purity and Danger. The first half of the book Douglas argues ...
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The World of Goods

Professor Mary Douglas, Baron Isherwood - 2002 - 200 pages
First published in 1979, this volume introduces a cultural factor to theories of consumption. The World of Goods goes beyond standard economic analyses, which rely on theories ...
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Anthropological approaches to the Old Testament

Bernhard Lang - 1985 - 175 pages
Enslavement and the early Hebrew lineage system / Franz Steiner -- The sin of Cain / Isaac Schapera -- The Hebrew conception of corporate personality / John W. Rogerson ...
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On Durkheim's Elementary Forms of Religious Life

N.J. Allen, W.S.F. Pickering, W. Watts Miller - 2012 - 240 pages
This is the first collection of essays to be published on Durkheim's masterpiece The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. It represents the work of the most important ...
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