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Mythology in Our Language Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough
ISBN: PB: 9780990505068, HAU, May 2018
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
In 1931 Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote his famous "Remarks on Frazer's "Golden Bough", published posthumously in 1967. At that time, anthropology and philosophy were in close contact – continental thinkers drew heavily on anthropology's theoretical terms,...
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Mistrust An Ethnographic Theory
ISBN: PB: 9780997367522, HAU, February 2018
134 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
Trust occupies a unique place in contemporary discourse. Seen as both necessary and virtuous, it is variously depicted as enhancing the social fabric, lowering crime rates, increasing happiness, and generating prosperity. It allows for complex politi...
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Magic A Theory from the South
ISBN: PB: 9780990505099, HAU, March 2015
160 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
Though his work was little known outside Italian intellectual circles for most of the twentieth century, anthropologist and historian of religions Ernesto de Martino is now recognized as one of the most original thinkers in the field. This book is te...
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Meaning of Money in China and the United States The 1986 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
ISBN: PB: 9780990505020, HAU, March 2015
130 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 32 colour plates, 1 halftone, 1 figure
When Emily Martin delivered the annual Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures at the University of Rochester in 1986, she took as her subject the meaning of money in China and the United States. Though the topic is of perennial interest – and never more so than...
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