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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 16 related to Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo.    

Natural Symbols

Professor Mary Douglas, Professor of Anthropology Mary Douglas - 2013 - 200 pages
First printed in 1970, Natural Symbols is Douglas' most controversial work. It represents a work of anthropology in its widest sense, exploring themes such as the social ...
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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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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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Other Cultures: Aims, Methods and Achievements in Social Anthropology

John Beattie - 2013 - 304 pages
The first part of this book considers what kind of study social anthropology is, the types of questions social anthropologists ask and how they go about obtaining the answers ...
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