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Implicit Meanings: Mary Douglas: Collected Works

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: Explorations in Cosmology

Mary Douglas - 1996 - 183 pages
This is an anthropological work in its widest sense, exploring themes such as the social meaning of natural symbols, and the image of the body in society - issues very much in ...
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Risk and Blame

Mary Douglas - 2003 - 323 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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Ritual and Belief: Readings in the Anthropology of Religion

David Hicks - 2010 - 496 pages
Ritual and Belief: Readings in the Anthropology of Religion is a collection of 41 readings in religion, magic, and witchcraft. The choice of readings is eclectic: no single ...
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The accursed share: an essay on general economy, Volumes 2-3

Georges Bataille, Robert Hurley - 1993 - 460 pages
The three volumes of The Accursed Share address what Georges Bataille sees as the paradox of utility: namely, if being useful means serving a further end, then the ultimate end ...
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Rules and Meanings: The Anthropology of Everyday Knowledge

Mary Douglas - 2002 - 319 pages
First published in 1973, Rules and Meanings is an anthology of works that form part of Mary Douglas' struggle to devise an anthropological modernism conducive to her opposition ...
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Émile Durkheim: 1858-1917

Marcel Fournier - 2007 - 946 pages
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The Lele of the Kasai, Volume 1

Mary Douglas - 2003 - 286 pages
This first volume is a compilation of numerous essays by Douglas on the Lele in the Belgian Congo covering a fifteen year period. There are early indications of Douglas's ...
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Social Mindscapes: An Invitation to Cognitive Sociology

Eviatar Zerubavel - 1999 - 164 pages
Cognitive science addresses cognition on two levels: the individual and the universal. To fill the gap between the Romantic vision of the solitary thinker, whose thoughts are ...
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