The Interpretation of Cultures by Clifford Geertz
Selected Essays

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In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.

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Clifford Geertz, the author of many books, is Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.
Published May 19, 1977 by Basic Books. 480 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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What role does culture play in social life?

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Culture and organisation are defined in this chapter, followed by a chronological journey into the second wave of organisational culture studies, which comes to an end with a postmodern critique.

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