Natural Symbols Explorations in Cosmology

ISBN-10: 0415314542
ISBN-13: 9780415314541
Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)
Authors: Mary Douglas
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Description: First published in 1970, this text represents a work of anthropology in its widest sense, exploring themes such as the social meaning of natural symbols and the image of the body in society.

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 9/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

First published in 1970, this text represents a work of anthropology in its widest sense, exploring themes such as the social meaning of natural symbols and the image of the body in society.

Born in Italy, Mary Douglas was educated at Oxford University and began her career as a civil servant in 1943. Her first field research was carried out in what was then the Belgian Congo and she taught at Oxford and the University of London before moving to the United States in 1977. Purity and Danger (1966) is an essay about the logic of pollution beliefs, suggesting that ideas about dirt and disorder outline and reinforce particular social orders. Her other essays exploring the implicit meanings of cultural symbols follow a similar Durkheimian format. Her recent interests have turned to analysis of risk behavior and cross-cultural attitudes about food and alcohol.

Away from ritual
To inner experience
The Bog Irish
Grid and group
The two bodies
Test cases
The problem of evil
Impersonal rules
Control of symbols
Out of the cave

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