Download E-books Local Knowledge: Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology (Basic Books Classics) PDF

By Clifford Geertz

In essays masking every little thing from artwork and customary feel to air of secrecy and buildings of the self, the eminent cultural anthropologist and writer of The Interpretation of Cultures deepens our realizing of human societies throughout the intimacies of "local knowledge." A significant other quantity to The Interpretation of Cultures, this booklet keeps Geertz’s exploration of the that means of tradition and the significance of shared cultural symbolism. With a brand new advent by way of the author.

Show description

Read or Download Local Knowledge: Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology (Basic Books Classics) PDF

Best Anthropology books

The Songlines

Bruce Chatwin-author of In Patagonia-ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to profit the that means of the Aborginals' old "Dreaming-tracks. " alongside those undying paths, among the fortune hunters and redneck Australians, racist policemen and mysterious Aboriginal holy males, he discovers a wondrous imaginative and prescient of man's position on the planet.

Rules and Meanings: The Anthropology of Everyday Knowledge (Penguin modern sociology readings)

First released in 1973, principles and Meanings is an anthology of works that shape a part of Mary Douglas' fight to plot an anthropological modernism conducive to her competition to apparently modernizing traits in modern society. the gathering comprises works via Wittgenstein, Schutz, Husserl, Hertz and different continentals.

The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

The bestselling writer of cave in and weapons, Germs and metal surveys the historical past of human societies to respond to the query: What do we examine from conventional societies which could make the area a greater position for we all? so much folks take with no consideration the positive aspects of our glossy society, from air go back and forth and telecommunications to literacy and weight problems.

Inside Marketing: Practices, Ideologies, Devices

The intensification of promoting actions lately has led the general public to develop into even more conscious of its function as shoppers. but, the elevated visibility of promoting fabrics and linked messages in way of life is against this with the usually little understood internal workings of the promoting career itself, regardless of the frequent attractiveness of agents as key brokers in shaping the face of world capitalism.

Additional resources for Local Knowledge: Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology (Basic Books Classics)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 25 votes