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Culture and Political Change

1st Edition

Edited by Myron J. Aronoff

Routledge

224 pages

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Hardback: 9780878554348
pub: 1982-01-30
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The burgeoning field of political anthropology has as its essential purpose examining the relationship between the exercise of power and the uniqueness of cultural forms. Culture and Political Change emphasizes interdisciplinary semiotic and phenomenological approaches to the relationship between political change and the durability of such cultural forms as drama, symbol, myth, ritual, and religion. Leading anthropologists and political scientists present case studies illuminating the complex causes and nature of political change.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS038000
HISTORY / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)