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The fate of "culture" : Geertz and beyond

Author: Sherry B Ortner
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999.
Series: Representations books, 8.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together seven leading scholars from four disciplines to take a fresh look at Clifford Geertz's work, and to consider the continuing implications of his work in the contemporary  Read more...

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Named Person: Clifford Geertz; Clifford Geertz; Clifford Geertz; Clifford Geertz; Clifford Geertz
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry B Ortner
ISBN: 0520216008 9780520216006 0520216016 9780520216013
OCLC Number: 40838631
Notes: "The essays in this book were originally published as a special issue of Representations (summer 1997, No. 59)"--T.p. verso.
Description: vii, 169 p. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Sherry B. Ortner --
The touch of the real / Stephen Greenblatt --
A note on Geertz as a cultural essayist / Renato I. Rosaldo, Jr. --
Geertz, cultural systems, and history : from synchrony to transformation / William H. Sewell, Jr. --
Religion and capitalism once again? : Jewish merchant culture in the seventeenth century / Natalie Zemon Davis --
The uses of complicity in the changing mise-en-scène of anthropological fieldwork / George E. Marcus --
The interpretation of culture(s) after television / Lila Abu-Lughod --
Thick resistance : death and the cultural construction of agency in Himalayan mountaineering / Sherry B. Ortner.
Series Title: Representations books, 8.
Other Titles: Representations (Berkeley, Calif.)
Responsibility: edited by Sherry B. Ortner.
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