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" In this light, the magical beliefs and practices of the Nacirema present such unusual aspects that it seems desirable to describe them as an example of the extremes to which human behavior can go. "
Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach - Page 240
by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo - 1990 - 516 pages
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Exotics at Home: Anthropologies, Others, and American Modernity

Micaela di Leonardo - Social Science - 1998 - 445 pages
...carefully): The anthropologist ... is not apt to be surprised by even the most exotic customs. . . . the magical beliefs and practices of the Nacirema...example of the extremes to which human behavior can go. . . . the fundamental belief underlying the whole system appears to be that the human body is ugly...
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Commonsense Constructivism, Or, The Making of World Affairs

Ralph Pettman - Political Science - 2000 - 248 pages
...somewhere in the world, he is apt to suspect that they must be present in some yet undescribed tribe ... In this light, the magical beliefs and practices of...example of the extremes to which human behavior can go. . . . [T]he culture of this people is still very poorly understood. They are a North American group...
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Culture in Clinical Care

Bette Bonder, Laura Martin (PhD.), Andrew W. Miracle - Medical - 2002 - 191 pages
...tribe. This point has, in fact, been expressed by Murdock (1949:71) with respect to clan organization. In this light, the magical beliefs and practices of...behavior can go. Professor Linton first brought the ritual of the Nacirema to the attention of anthropologists 20 years ago (1936:326), but the culture...
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Dirt, Undress, and Difference: Critical Perspectives on the Body's Surface

Adeline Masquelier - Social Science - 2005 - 280 pages
...Ritual among the Nacirema" that the magical beliefs and ritual practices of these people (Americans) "present such unusual aspects that it seems desirable...example of the extremes to which human behavior can go" (1956: 503). 18. The punishment met by vain bathers could be more severe. Disappearing pregnancies...
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Cultural Globalization and Language Education

B. Kumaravadivelu - Education - 2008 - 272 pages
...tribe. This point, has, in fact, been expressed with respect to clan organization by Murdock (1949:71). In this light, the magical beliefs and practices of...behavior can go. ... Professor Linton first brought the ritual of the Nacirema to the attention of anthropologists twenty years ago (1936:326), but the culture...
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