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"The Interpretation of Cultures"

♥ Book Title : The Interpretation of Cultures
♣ Name Author : Clifford Geertz
∞ Launching : 2017-08-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780465093564
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0465093566
⊕ Number Pages : Total 576 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about."Article| Clifford Geertz| Statement ..."

"The Interpretation Of Cultures"

♥ Book Title : The Interpretation Of Cultures
♣ Name Author : Clifford Geertz
∞ Launching : 1973
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0465097197
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780465097197
⊕ Number Pages : Total 470 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In this compilation of essays written over a fifteen-year period, the distinguished anthropologist explains his view of culture and its symbolic dimensions"Article| Clifford Geertz| Statement ..."

"The Interpretation of Cultures"

♥ Book Title : The Interpretation of Cultures
♣ Name Author : Clifford Geertz
∞ Launching : 1993
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780006862604
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0006862608
⊕ Number Pages : Total 470 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about."Article| Clifford Geertz| Statement ..."

"Local Knowledge (Text Only)"

♥ Book Title : Local Knowledge (Text Only)
♣ Name Author : Clifford Geertz
∞ Launching : 2016-09-29
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780008219451
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0008219451
⊕ Number Pages : Total 254 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The noted cultural anthropologist and author of 'The Interpretation of Cultures' deepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of 'local knowledge.'"Article| Clifford Geertz| Statement ..."

"The interpretation of cultures"

♥ Book Title : The interpretation of cultures
♣ Name Author : Clifford Geertz
∞ Launching : 1973
◊ Info ISBN Link : UOM:39015050403669
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⊕ Number Pages : Total 470 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "InThe Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about."Article| Clifford Geertz| Statement ..."

"Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture"

♥ Book Title : Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture
♣ Name Author : Cary Nelson
∞ Launching : 1988
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0252014014
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780252014017
⊕ Number Pages : Total 738 sheet
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"Available Light"

♥ Book Title : Available Light
♣ Name Author : Clifford Geertz
∞ Launching : 2012-01-12
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781400823406
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1400823404
⊕ Number Pages : Total 288 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Clifford Geertz, one of the most influential thinkers of our time, here discusses some of the most urgent issues facing intellectuals today. In this collection of personal and revealing essays, he explores the nature of his anthropological work in relation to a broader public, serving as the foremost spokesperson of his generation of scholars, those who came of age after World War II. His reflections are written in a style that both entertains and disconcerts, as they engage us in topics ranging from moral relativism to the relationship between cultural and psychological differences, from the diversity and tension among activist faiths to "ethnic conflict" in today's politics. Geertz, who once considered a career in philosophy, begins by explaining how he got swept into the revolutionary movement of symbolic anthropology. At that point, his work began to encompass not only the ethnography of groups in Southeast Asia and North Africa, but also the study of how meaning is made in all cultures--or, to use his phrase, to explore the "frames of meaning" in which people everywhere live out their lives. His philosophical orientation helped him to establish the role of anthropology within broader intellectual circles and led him to address the work of such leading thinkers as Charles Taylor, Thomas Kuhn, William James, and Jerome Bruner. In this volume, Geertz comments on their work as he explores questions in political philosophy, psychology, and religion that have intrigued him throughout his career but that now hold particular relevance in light of postmodernist thinking and multiculturalism. Available Light offers insightful discussions of concepts such as nation, identity, country, and self, with a reminder that like symbols in general, their meanings are not categorically fixed but grow and change through time and place. This book treats the reader to an analysis of the American intellectual climate by someone who did much to shape it. One can read Available Light both for its revelation of public culture in its dynamic, evolving forms and for the story it tells about the remarkable adventures of an innovator during the "golden years" of American academia."Article| Clifford Geertz| Statement ..."

"The Interpretation of Cultures"

♥ Book Title : The Interpretation of Cultures
♣ Name Author : Abena Dadze-Arthur
∞ Launching : 2017-07-05
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781351351393
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1351351397
⊕ Number Pages : Total 233 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Clifford Geertz has been called 'the most original anthropologist of his generation' - and this reputation rests largely on the huge contributions to the methodology and approaches of anthropological interpretation that he outlined in The Interpretation of Cultures. The centrality of interpretative skills to anthropology is uncontested: in a subject that is all about understanding mankind, and which seeks to outline the differences and the common ground that exists between cultures, interpretation is the crucial skillset. For Geertz, however, standard interpretative approaches did not go deep enough, and his life's work concentrated on deepening and perfecting his subject's interpretative skills. Geertz is best known for his definition of 'culture, ' and his theory of 'thick description, ' an influential technique that depends on fresh interpretative approaches. For Geertz, 'cultures' are 'webs of meaning' in which everyone is suspended. Understanding culture, therefore, is not so much a matter of going in search of law, but of setting out an interpretative framework for meaning that focuses directly on attempts to define the real meaning of things within a given culture. The best way to do this, for Geertz, is via 'thick description: ' a way of recording things that explores context and surroundings, and articulates meaning within the web of culture. Ambitious and bold, Geertz's greatest creation is a method all critical thinkers can learn from."Article| Abena Dadze-Arthur| Statement ..."

"After the Fact"

♥ Book Title : After the Fact
♣ Name Author : Clifford GEERTZ
∞ Launching : 2009-06-30
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780674037526
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0674037529
⊕ Number Pages : Total 208 sheet
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"Caste, Class, and Power"

♥ Book Title : Caste, Class, and Power
♣ Name Author : André Béteille
∞ Launching : 1965
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⊕ Number Pages : Total 238 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Study of Thanjavur District."Article| André Béteille| Statement ..."

"Works and Lives"

♥ Book Title : Works and Lives
♣ Name Author : Clifford Geertz
∞ Launching : 1988
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0804717478
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780804717472
⊕ Number Pages : Total 157 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The illusion that ethnography is a matter of sorting strange and irregular facts into familiar and orderly categories—this is magic, that is technology—has long since been exploded. What it is instead, however, is less clear. That it might be a kind of writing, putting things to paper, has now and then occurred to those engaged in producing it, consuming it, or both. But the examination of it as such has been impeded by several considerations, none of them very reasonable. One of these, especially weighty among the producers, has been simply that it is an unanthropological sort of thing to do. What a proper ethnographer ought properly to be doing is going out to places, coming back with information about how people live there, and making that information available to the professional community in practical form, not lounging about in libraries reflecting on literary questions. Excessive concern, which in practice usually means any concern at all, with how ethnographic texts are constructed seems like an unhealthy self-absorption—time wasting at best, hypochondriacal at worst. The advantage of shifting at least part of our attention from the fascinations of field work, which have held us so long in thrall, to those of writing is not only that this difficulty will become more clearly understood, but also that we shall learn to read with a more percipient eye. A hundred and fifteen years (if we date our profession, as conventionally, from Tylor) of asseverational prose and literary innocence is long enough."Article| Clifford Geertz| Statement ..."

"Clifford Geertz"

♥ Book Title : Clifford Geertz
♣ Name Author : Fred Inglis
∞ Launching : 2000-08-02
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0745621570
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780745621579
⊕ Number Pages : Total 224 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This is the first full-scale study of the work of Clifford Geertz, who is one of the best-known anthropologists in the world today. In a lively and accessible introduction to his work, Fred Inglis situates Geertz's thought in the context of his life and times, reviewing its forty-year range. The book begins with a chapter-long biography, and places Geertz in the anthropological tradition from which he broke so decisively. This break was inspired by the work of Wittgenstein and Kenneth Burke, who provided Geertz with the lead to construct his theory of symbolic action. This theory was vigorously at odds with the dominant idiom of scientistic inquiry in the human sciences, and since then Geertz has led the practice of these sciences in quite a different direction. Geertz's progress is charted in detail by his field work in Java, Bali and Morocco, as well as his work in the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. His two remarkable collections of essays, the Interpretation of Cultures and Local Knowledge, are enthusiastically summarized and criticized. The celebrated and controversial essay on the Balinese cock fight is defended against its critics, and in an extended conclusion, his account of the Balinese Theatre-State is, as Geertz suggests, proposed as a more adequate method for the combined study of culture and politics than the professionals' routine application of heavy-handed concepts such as 'power' and 'status'. This book provides a comprehensive overview of one of the most gripping, lucid and entertaining of contemporary thinkers, and in so doing, makes anthropology once again the popular science. It will be of great interest to anthropologists and to students and scholars of cultural studies."Article| Fred Inglis| Statement ..."