The interpretation of cultures

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Basic Books, 1973 - History
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User Review  - Hebephrene - LibraryThing

This is a difficult and dense volume laying out Clifford Geertz's theory of culture and how they might be interpreted. He is , when he wants to be, a gifted writer and can on occasion come up with a ... Read full review

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User Review  - DaveCullen - LibraryThing

This is the best book I've ever read on cultural anthropology, and a great influence on my work. "Thick description" is the term Geertz coined for what he did. I try. Read full review

Contents

Toward an Interpretive
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Chapter 2 The Impact of the Concept of Culture
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Chapter 3 The Growth of Culture and the Evolution
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