The Fate of Culture Geertz and Beyond (Representations Books) by Sherry B. Ortner

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  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • Culture,
  • Sociological Theory,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Geertz, Clifford,
  • Philosophy

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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL7710572M
ISBN 100520216008
ISBN 109780520216006

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