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In this book, Victor Turner is concerned with various kinds of social actions and how they relate to, and come to acquire meaning through, metaphors ...Show synopsisIn this book, Victor Turner is concerned with various kinds of social actions and how they relate to, and come to acquire meaning through, metaphors and paradigms in their actors' minds; how in certain circumstances new forms, new metaphors, new...Hide synopsis
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Description:Good. 0801491517 1st Edition, 1st Printing (latter stated,...Good. 0801491517 1st Edition, 1st Printing (latter stated, confirming edition) 1975 Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY) Trade Paperback; this is the original edition w/same ISBN but different title ("Revelation + Divination in Ndembu Ritual") but including 50 additional pages; text clean/UNMARKED; paper remains light, not age-browned; minimal light fingerprint stain on top page rims (not touching inside/insignificant); different color cover mild surface rubbing w/2 mini-creases/corner curls w/1 bump/light edge wear; spine has single crease, stiff, remains strong; NOT x-library; No remainder mark; Not book club; 354 pages + 2 informational pages after text; 20 b+w illustrations (16 photographs, 4 figures); foreword; introduction; 2 parts/5 chapters w/titled subsections; footnotes within text; appendix; bibliographical references; index; brief author info in scattered places; no color cover art/design info; part of Symbol, Myth, + Ritual series; "drawing on 2+1/2 years of field work, Turner offers 2 thorough ethnographic studies of Ndembu revelatory ritual + divinatory techniques, w/running commentaries on symbolism by a variety of Ndembu informants...Turner acknowledges his indebtedness to Ndembu ritualists for alerting him to the theoretical relevance of symbolic action in understanding human societies. He believes that ritual symbols, like botanists' stains, enable us to detect + trace the movement of social processes + relationships that often lie below the level of direct observation"; good collectible copy of 38-year-old quite relevant, insight-changing anthropology paperback by missed anthropology maestro.
Description:Very good-condition. Octavo (8vo). 354 pages of text including...Very good-condition. Octavo (8vo). 354 pages of text including bibliography and index. Trade paperback binding with minimal shelfwear, including a small crease to one corner. Illustrated with black & white photographs and line-drawings. The closed page edges are soiled and foxed. Private libray stamps on the front endpapers, and the letter "T" in ink at the bottom of the spine. First paperback edition.
Description:Slight wear & soiling on cover & edges, red sticker on front...Slight wear & soiling on cover & edges, red sticker on front cover, else very good plus condition with text clean & binding tight. (1978 reprint) 309pp.
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