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Implicit meanings : selected essays in anthropology

Author: Mary Douglas
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Mary Douglas shows how anthropology can make a central contribution to knowledge and understanding across disciplines, and in everyday life.

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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Douglas
ISBN: 0415205530 9780415205535 0415205549 9780415205542
OCLC Number: 40838782
Description: xx, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Lele of the Kasai --
Social and religious symbolism of the Lele --
Animals in Lele religious symbolism --
Techniques of sorcery control in Central Africa --
Sorcery accusations unleashed --
Looking back on the 1950s essays --
Pollution --
If the Dogon ... --
The meaning of myth --
Jokes --
Do dogs laugh? --
Couvade and menstruation --
The healing rite --
Obituary of Godfrey Lienhardt --
Looking back on the 1960s essays --
Environments at risk --
The depoliticisation of risk --
Deciphering a meal --
Self-evidence --
Rightness of categories --
Looking back on the 1970s essays.
Responsibility: Mary Douglas.
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