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ISBN: 0804717478 / ISBN-13: 9780804717472

Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author

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Clifford Geertz is known for his work on the interpretation of cultural forms. In this book he develops his view that anthropology should be ... Show synopsis

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  • Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author (Stanford University Press) – Trade paperback (1989)
    by Clifford Geertz

    Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author

    Trade paperback, Stanford University Press
    1989
    English
    168 pages

    ISBN: 0804717478
    ISBN-13: 9780804717472

    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 ... Show more

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