The Interpretation of Cultures: Selected Essays

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Fontana Press, 1993 - Culture - 470 pages
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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.

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User Review  - Miguel Angel - Goodreads

Symbolic Anthropology at the highest expression. One of the creators. One of the best Anthropologists of all time. Read full review

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"Believing, with Max Weber, that man is an animal suspended in webs of significance he himself has spun, I take culture to be those webs, and the analysis of it to be therefore not an experimental science in search of laws, but an interpretive one in search of meaning." (5) Read full review

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