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Dramas, Fields, and Metaphors: Symbolic Action in Human Society

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In this book, Victor Turner is concerned with various kinds of social actions and how they relate to, and come to acquire meaning through, metaphors and paradigms in their actors' minds; how in certain circumstances new forms, new metaphors, new paradigms are generated. To describe and clarify these processes, he ranges widely in history and geography: from ancient society through the medieval period to modern revolutions, and over India, Africa, Europe, China, and Meso-America. Two chapters, which illustrate religious ...

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0801491517

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9780801491511

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Dramas, Fields, and Metaphors: Symbolic Action in Human Society
1975, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9780801491511

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Dramas, Fields, and Metaphors: Symbolic Action in Human Society
1975, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9780801408168

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