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

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By Clifford Geertz

In essays overlaying every little thing from paintings and customary feel to air of mystery and buildings 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 significant other quantity to The Interpretation of Cultures, this e-book keeps Geertz’s exploration of the which means of tradition and the significance of shared cultural symbolism. With a brand new advent through the author.

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