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Books Books 1 - 8 of about 8 related to Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo.    

Natural Symbols: Explorations in Cosmology

Professor Mary Douglas - 2004 - 240 pages
One of the most important works of modern anthropology. Written against the backdrop of the student uprisings of the late 1960s, the book took seriously the revolutionary ...
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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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Selected Writings: Taboo, truth, and religion, Volume 1

Franz Baermann Steiner - 1999 - 279 pages
Steiner's (1909-52) classic study Taboo and three other essays, on superstition, enslavement and the early Hebrew lineage system, and Chagga law and truth comprise the first of ...
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