Local Knowledge Further Essays In Interpretive Anthropology, by Geertz, Clifford
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- ISBN: 9780465041626 | 0465041620
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/11/1985
In essays covering everything from art and common sense to charisma and constructions of the self, the eminent cultural anthropologist and author ofThe Interpretation of Culturesdeepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of "local knowledge." A companion volume toThe Interpretation of Cultures, this book continues Geertz's exploration of the meaning of culture and the importance of shared cultural symbolism. With a new introduction by the author.