The Resource Life among the anthros and other essays, Clifford Geertz ; edited by Fred Inglis, (electronic resource)

Life among the anthros and other essays, Clifford Geertz ; edited by Fred Inglis, (electronic resource)

Label
Life among the anthros and other essays
Title
Life among the anthros and other essays
Statement of responsibility
Clifford Geertz ; edited by Fred Inglis
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Clifford Geertz (1926-2006) was perhaps the most influential anthropologist of our time, but his influence extended far beyond his field to encompass all facets of contemporary life. Nowhere were his gifts for directness, humor, and steady revelation more evident than in the pages of the New York Review of Books, where for nearly four decades he shared his acute vision of the world in all its peculiarity. This book brings together the finest of Geertz's review essays from the New York Review along with a representative selection of later pieces written at the height of his powers, some that fi
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
301.01
Index
index present
LC call number
GN33
LC item number
.G44 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Life among the anthros and other essays, Clifford Geertz ; edited by Fred Inglis, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the comic vision of Clifford Geertz -- On Malinowski -- On Gandhi -- On Foucault -- On Genet -- Ethnography in China -- In search of North Africa -- Mysteries of Islam -- The last Arab Jews -- House painting : Toutes directions -- On feminism -- Indonesia : starting over -- On the devastation of the Amazon -- Which way to Mecca? pt. 1 -- Which way to Mecca? pt. 2 -- On the state of the world -- The Near East in the Far East -- An inconstant profession -- What is a state if it is not sovereign? -- Shifting aims, moving targets -- What was the Third World revolution?
Control code
ocn650307502
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282645004
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttsgvh
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.b32229562
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650307502
  • jstor1282645005

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