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Mind, Body and Culture

By: Geoffrey Samuel

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003075

ISBN: 0-521-37411-1

Condition: New


Concerned with the aspects of human behaviour which have been traditionally described as cultural or social, the author draws on his background in physics to suggest a scientific approach involving a reconceptualization of many of our assumed concepts. Contents Preface; 1. New paradigms and modal states; 2. A natural science of society; 3. Starting points I; 4. Starting points II; 5. Interpreting the flow; 6. The multimodal framework; 7. The Ndembu modal state repertoire; 8. Sociocentric modal states; 9. Shamanic mechanisms; 10. The growth of the clerical approach; 11. Technical and trandform... View more info

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Models and Interpretations: Selected Essays

By: J.A. Barnes

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004654

ISBN: 0-521-36653-4

Condition: Brand New


John Barnes’s collection of essays, published over the last forty years, covers a variety of topics in sociology and anthropology, including lineage systems, social networks, colonialism, underlying assumptions of social science, and the significance of time in social analysis. Together they identify the author’s particular view of social science: he is primarily interested in ‘what really happens? Rather than revamp articles written with a distinctive set of assumptions to bring them into line with current intellectual fashion, Professor Barnes has chosen to let them stand as they are, ... View more info

Indian Knowledge Systems, 2 Vols.

By: Kapil Kapoor and Avadhesh Kumar Singh (eds.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012573

ISBN: 81-246-0336-7

Condition: New


Set of 2 vols. View more info

Kinship in Bengali Culture

By: Ronald B. Inden and Ralph W. Nicholas

Price: $8.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chronicle Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009574

ISBN: 81-8028-018-7

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 158. View more info

Kinship in Bengali Culture

By: Ronald B. Inden and Ralph W. Nicholas

Price: $8.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chronicle Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016997

ISBN: 81-8028-018-7

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 158. View more info

China's Peasants: The Anthropology of a Revolution

By: Sulamith Heins Potter and Jack M. Potter

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003638

ISBN: 0-521-35521-4

Condition: As New


Printed Pages: 373. Brand new copy. Slight marks on the dust-jacket. View more info