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Constructive drinking : perspectives on drink from anthropology

Author: Mary Douglas; International Commission on Anthropology of Food and Food Problems.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press ; Paris : Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'homme, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An anthropological approach to the study of drink, showing how potentially addictive beverages are used to mark social occasions, and form and maintain relationships; how they fulfil the ritual  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Constructive drinking.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press ; Paris : Editions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, 1991
(OCoLC)809561016
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Douglas; International Commission on Anthropology of Food and Food Problems.
ISBN: 0521406447 9780521406444 2735104001 9782735104000 0521335043 9780521335041 2735101770 9782735101771
OCLC Number: 28011339
Notes: "Sponsored by the International Commission on the Anthropology of Food"--Preliminary page.
Credits: "This volume is sponsored by the International Commission on the Anthropology of Food."--Added t.p. verso.
Description: ix, 291 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: edited by Mary Douglas.

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