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Description - Beyond Boundaries by Gisli Palsson

Anthropology, it is often argued, is an art of translation. Recently, however, social theorists have raised serious doubts about the translator's enterprise. Over the last few years the human social and ecological habitat has seen spectacular developments. Modern humans inhabit a 'global village' in a very genuine sense. What lessons may be learned from these developments for anthropology? In Beyond Boundaries, ten anthropologists from different countries address the problem of social understanding and cultural translation from different theoretical as well as ethnographic perspectives. Quite appropriately, given the general theme of the volume, the contributors represent several different academic traditions and communities - Britain, Finland, France, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Norway, the former Soviet Union, and Sweden.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780854968138
ISBN-10: 085496813X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 19mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-May-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gisli Palsson

Gisli Palsson Professor of Social Anthropology,University of Iceland

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