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Beyond Nature and Culture

Descola, Philippe

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ISBN 10: 022621236X / ISBN 13: 9780226212364
Published by University Of Chicago Press
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Deals with a question central to both anthropology and philosophy: what is the relationship between nature and culture? Drawing on ethnographic examples from around the world, the author formulates a new framework, the "four ontologies" - animism, totemism, naturalism, and analogism - to account for all the ways we relate ourselves to nature. Translator(s): Lloyd, Janet. Num Pages: 488 pages, 1 halftone, 2 line drawings, 9 tables. BIC Classification: HPS; JHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 229 x 25. Weight in Grams: 756. . 2014. Reprint. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780226212364

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Title: Beyond Nature and Culture

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press

Binding: Soft cover

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