978-0-465-04162-6 / 9780465041626

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


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Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 1985 Pages: 256 in Publisher: Basic Books In essays covering everything from art and common sense to charisma. and constructions of the self. the eminent cultural anthropologist and author of The Interpretation of Cultures deepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of local knowledge. A companion volume to The Interpretation of Cultures. this book continues Geertzs ??exploration of the meaning of culture and the importance of shared cultural symbolism. With a new introduction by the author.Contents: * Introduction Part I * Blurred Genres: The Refiguration of Social Thought * Found in Translation: On the Social History of the Moral Imagination * From the Natives Point of View: On the Nature of Anthropological Understanding Part II * Common Sense as a

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