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Books Books 1 - 6 of about 6 related to Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo.   

Implicit Meanings

Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas, - 2002 - 342 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

Professor Mary Douglas, 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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Risk and Blame

Professor Mary Douglas, 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, Mary Douglas, Baron Isherwood - 2002 - 198 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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Totem and Taboo

Sigmund Freud - 2012 - 160 pages
This landmark collection of essays by the father of psychoanalysis explores the conflict between primitive feelings and the demands of civilization. Freud identifies a strong ...
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Purity and Monotheism: Clean and Unclean Animals in Biblical Law

Walter Houston - 1993 - 314 pages
The distinction between clean and unclean animals, probably originating in tensions between shepherds and farmers, is in the biblical laws of Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14 ...
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