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The Interpretation of Cultures: Selected Essays

Author:
Clifford Geertz (author)
Language:
English
Original language:
English
Publisher:
Fontana Books
Categories:
Anthology, anthropology, essay and science
Publication year:
1993
Original publication year:
1973
ISBN:
0-00-686260-8
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Table of Contents:
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  • Preface

PART I

  • Chapter 1/ Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture

PART II

  • Chapter 2/ The Impact of the Concept of Culture on the Concept of Man
  • Chapter 3/ The Growth of Culture and the Evolution of Mind

PART III

  • Chapter 4/ Religion As a Cultural System
  • Chapter 5/ Ethos, World View, and the Analysis of Sacred Symbols
  • Chapter 6/ Ritual and Social Change: A Javanese Example
  • Chapter 7/ "Internal Conversion" in Contemporary Bali

PART IV

  • Chapter 8/ Ideology As a Cultural System
  • Chapter 9/ After the Revolution: The Fate of Nationalism in the New States
  • Chapter 10/ The Integrative Revolution: Primordial Sentiments and Civil Politics in the New States
  • Chapter 11/ The Politics of Meaning
  • Chapter 12/ Politics Past, Politics Present: Some Notes on the Uses of Anthropology in Understanding the New States

PART V

  • Chapter 13/ The Cerebral Savage: On the Work of Claude Lévi-Strauss
  • Chapter 14/ Person, Time, and Conduct in Bali
  • Chapter 15/ Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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