The View From Afar

The View From Afar

Book - 1985
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This collection touches on a wide range of anthropological issues, including family and marriage, myths, and rites, the environment and its representation, and constraint and freedom. The essays encompass more than forty years of analysis and constrain arguments that are as relevant today as they were thirty years ago. "Hardly a field remains untouched-sociobiology, linguistics, botany, genetics, psychiatry, esthetics, ecology, politics, neuroscience, education, morality, psychology. . . . It's all breathtaking and alarming, some of it wonderful, some of it ridiculous. . . . At times the experience is exhilarating."-Richard A. Shweder, New York Times Book Review
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c1985.
ISBN: 9780465090259
0465090257
Branch Call Number: 306 LEVI-STRAUSS
Characteristics: xvl, 311 p. ; 24 cm.

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