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Discourse and the construction of society [electronic resource] : comparative studies of myth, ritual, and classification / Bruce Lincoln.

By: Lincoln, Bruce.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989Description: 1 online resource (ix, 238 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780198022374 (electronic bk.); 0198022379 (electronic bk.); 1280526483; 9781280526480.Subject(s): Social structure | Myth | Ritual | Classification | Symbolism | Social change | Mythe | Rituel | Classification | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General | Maatschappij | Cultuurkritiek | Riten | Mythen | Symbolen | Myths - Sociological perspectivesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Discourse and the construction of society.DDC classification: 301 Other classification: 71.11 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: This is a paperback reprint of a book published in 1989. Lincoln explores the ways in which myth, ritual, and classification hold human societies together - and how, in times of crisis, they can be used to take a society apart and reconstruct it.
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Chapters originally written in Italian and English 1980-1984.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-217) and index.

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This is a paperback reprint of a book published in 1989. Lincoln explores the ways in which myth, ritual, and classification hold human societies together - and how, in times of crisis, they can be used to take a society apart and reconstruct it.

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Discourse and the construction of society by Lincoln, Bruce. ©1989
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