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Description - The Body Impolitic by Michael Herzfeld

"The Body Impolitic" is a critical study of tradition, not merely as an ornament of local and national heritage, but also as a millstone around the necks of those who are condemned to produce it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226329147
ISBN-10: 0226329143
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Herzfeld

Michael Herzfeld is a professor of anthropology at Harvard University. He is the author, most recently, of "Portrait of a Greek Imagination: An Ethnographic Biography of Andreas Nenedakis, " published by the University of Chicago Press, and "Anthropology: Theoretical Practice in Society and Culture."

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