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Local Knowledge: Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology

Local Knowledge: Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology (Paperback)

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In essays covering everything from art and common sense to charisma and constructions of the self, the eminent cultural anthropologist and author of The Interpretation of Cultures deepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of "local knowledge." A companion volume to The Interpretation of Cultures , this book continues Geertz's exploration of the meaning of culture and the importance of shared cultural symbolism. With a new introduction by the author.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropology Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 18/02/1985 ISBN-13: 9780465041626  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Clifford Geertz, the author of many books, is Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.

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