Representations and Contradictions: Ambivalence Towards Images, Theatre, Fiction, Relics and Sexuality

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Wiley, Oct 30, 1997 - Social Science - 293 pages
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This is an investigation of how societies and cultures in different times and places have represented themselves in images and words.

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Jack Goody is a Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, and was William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at Cambridge from 1973 to 1985. He has written extensively on the family, memory, ritual, and literacy, in a wide variety of regional and historical contexts. His many books include Death, Property and the Ancestors (1962), The Domestication of the Savage Mind (1977), The Development of the Family and Marriage in Europe (1983), and The Culture of Flowers (1993).

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