The Work of Culture: Symbolic Transformation in Psychoanalysis and Anthropology (Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture Series)

The Work of Culture: Symbolic Transformation in Psychoanalysis and Anthropology (Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture Series) by Gananath Obeyesekere

Title: The Work of Culture: Symbolic Transformation in Psychoanalysis and Anthropology (Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture Series)
Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
ISBN10: 0226615995
ISBN13: 978-0226615998
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (October 15, 1990)
Language: English
Subcategory: Social Sciences
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Pages: 354 pages
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The Work of Culture: Symbolic Transformation in Psychoanalysis and Anthropology (Lewis Henry Morgan Lecture Series) by Gananath Obeyesekere


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"The Work of Culture is the product of two decades of field research by Sri Lanka's most distinguished anthropological interpreter, and its combination of textual analysis, ethnographic sensitivity, and methodological catholicity makes it something of a blockbuster."—Arjun Appadurai, Journal of Asian Studies