By Clifford Geertz

In essays overlaying every little thing from artwork and customary feel to aura and structures of the self, the eminent cultural anthropologist and writer of The Interpretation of Cultures deepens our knowing of human societies in the course of the intimacies of "local knowledge." A better half quantity to The Interpretation of Cultures, this booklet keeps Geertz’s exploration of the that means of tradition and the significance of shared cultural symbolism. With a brand new advent via the author.

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