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Description - Local Knowledge by Clifford Geertz

In essays covering everything from art and common sense to charisma and constructions of the self, the eminent cultural anthropologist and author of The Interpretation of Cultures deepens our understanding of human societies through the intimacies of "local knowledge." A companion volume to The Interpretation of Cultures , this book continues Geertzs exploration of the meaning of culture and the importance of shared cultural symbolism. With a new introduction by the author.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465041626
ISBN-10: 0465041620
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Publish Date: 18-Feb-1985
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Clifford Geertz

Clifford Geertz, the author of many books, is Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.

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