6 edition of Geertz and culture found in the catalog.
Geertz and culture
Kenneth A. Rice
by University of Michigan Press : produced and distributed by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 251-253.
|Statement||Kenneth A. Rice.|
|Series||Anthropology series, Imprint series, Anthropology series (University of Michigan Press)|
|LC Classifications||GN357 .R52|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 253 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||253|
|LC Control Number||79024865|
The Geertz article, "Thick Description" Geertz () takes issue with the state of anthropological practices in understanding culture. By highlighting the reductive nature of ethnography, to reduce culture to "menial observations," Geertz hoped to reintroduce ideas of culture as semiotic. The Interpretation of Cultures: Selected Essays Clifford Geertz Basic Books, Chapter I / Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture I In her book, Philosophy in a New Key, Susanne Langer remarks that certain ideas burst upon the intellectual landscape with a tremendous force. They resolve so many fundamental problems atFile Size: KB.
Clifford Geertz () was a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of book Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author won the National Book Price: $ A summary of "Religion as a Cultural System" by Clifford Geertz () Religion is a system of symbols which establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by.
Looking for books by Clifford Geertz? See all books authored by Clifford Geertz, including Interpretation of Cultures, and Local Knowledge: Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology, and more on The Fate of Culture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Clifford Geertz is one of the foremost figures in the reconfiguration /5.
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Geertz is foundational if you study culture. This book is very old and dry rotted. It has left a mess all over my room as it is falling apart and the binding has rotted. This book published inand we are still in the start ofI can predict that this will be my favorite book Cited by: The book begins with a chapter-long biography, and places Geertz in the anthropological tradition from which he broke so decisively.
This break was inspired by the work of Wittgenstein and Kenneth Burke, who provided Geertz with the lead to construct his theory of symbolic by: One of the twentieth century's most influential books, this classic work of anthropology offers a groundbreaking exploration of what culture is With The Interpretation of Cultures, the distinguished anthropologist Clifford Geertz developed the concept of thick description, and in so doing, he virtually rewrote the rules of his : Basic Books.
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The Interpretation of Cultures is an academic classic. The late Clifford Geertz was lauded for his anthropological volume, and I do not find this to be hype. The book is structured around anthropological description, with Geertz relying on field data he gathered mostly in the s and s/5.
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A thick description explains not only the behavior, but the context in which it occurs, and to describe something thickly, Geertz argues, is the fundamental role of the anthropologist.
Named one of the most important books published since World War II by the Times Literary Supplement, /5(4). Article citations. More>> Geertz, C. The Interpretation of Culture. New York: Basic Books. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Anthropology as a Natural Science Clifford Geertz’s Extrinsic Theory of the Mind AUTHORS: Alphonso Lingis KEYWORDS: Geertz; Interpretative Anthropology; Symbol; Meaning; Perception.
Myth, symbol, and culture Item Preview remove-circle Myth, symbol, and culture by Geertz, Clifford. edt. Publication date Publisher New York, Norton Collection Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on September Pages: Geertz’s many books include: The Religion of Java (Free Press, ); Peddlers and Princes: Social Development and Economic Change in Two Indonesian Towns (University of Chicago Press, ); Islam Observed: Religious Development in Morocco and Indonesia (Yale University Press.
Math, Symbol, and Culture Paperback – J by Clifford Geertz (Editor)4/5(2). Contents Preface PART I 4 Chapter 11 Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive vii Theory of Culture 3 PART II Chapter 21 The Impact of the Concept of Culture on the Concept of Man 33 Chapter 31 The Growth of Culture and the Evolution of Mind 55 PART III Chapter 41 Religion As a Cultural System 87 Chapter 51 Ethos, World View, and the Analysis of.
Buy a cheap copy of Interpretation of Cultures book by Clifford Geertz. In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an Free shipping over $Cited by: Geertz is best known for his attention to systems of meaning—the symbolic—in anthropological analysis of culture, how cultures change, and the study of culture at large.
He contends that he is not interested in perpetuating a specific methodology, but rather “setting a tone or mood or agenda that people could react toward or against.”.
Culture, according to Geertz, is “a system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms by means of which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and attitudes toward life.” The function of culture is to impose meaning on the world and make it understandable.
Hailed by the Times Literary Supplement as one of the hundred most influential books published since World War IIIn The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture.
This groundbreaking book, winner of the Sorokin Award of the American. Theory of Culture 3 PART II Chapter 21 The Impact of the Concept of Culture on the Concept of Man 33 Chapter 31 The Growth of Culture and the Evolution of Mind 55 PART III Chapter 41 Religion As a Cultural System 87 Chapter 51 Ethos, World View, and the Analysis of Sacred Symbols Chapter 61 Ritual and Social Change: A Javanese Example Myth, Symbol, and Culture book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Clifford James Geertz was an American anthropologist and served until his death as professor emeritus at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.
Books by Clifford Geertz/5(64). Geertz calls it ""thick description"": a scientific phenomenonology of culture that is different from the all too cerebral puzzle-solving of Levi-Strauss. Geertz applies this semiotic perspective to the study of ritual, religion, and world-view in various societies and analyzes the ideological ferment in the new states.
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