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Local Knowledge Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology

by Clifford Geertz

  • ISBN: 9780465041626
  • ISBN10: 0465041620

Local Knowledge Further Essays in Interpretive Anthropology

by Clifford Geertz

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 0002
  • Publisher: Perseus Books
  • Publish date: 02/01/1985
  • ISBN: 9780465041626
  • ISBN10: 0465041620
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Description: Y2K! The world waits anxiously to see what millennial mischief crops up. But at Basic Books the year 2000 is cause for celebration. Fifty years ago Basic was founded as a home for works by outstanding scholars on topics of wide importance and broad general interest. Over the years our authors have inspired and informed, pleased and provoked generations of readers; indeed, many Basic titles have changed the very culture from which they emerged.

To commemorate our fiftieth year, we are proudly reissuing a selection of our most distinguished books from the last half-century. Here, in brand new packages, with new introductions and editorial comments by leading contemporary figures, are ten exemplars of the intellectual vigor that is the hallmark of Basic Books: classic titles by John Bowlby, Sigmund Freud, Josef Breuer, Claude Levi-Strauss, James Q. Wilson, Clifford Geertz, and Michael Walzer. That books like these remain in print is itself a testament to their enduring value. By calling attention to their sustained presence we hope to introduce new readers to landmark works that will continue to roil cultural waters for decades to come.

In essays covering everything from art and common sense to charisma and constructions of the self, Clifford Geertz deepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of "local knowledge". A companion volume to The 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.

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