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Anthropology and Social Theory

Culture, Power, and the Acting Subject (A John Hope Franklin Center Book)

by Sherry B. Ortner

  • 130 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Social sciences,
  • Philosophy,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Anthropology/Ethnography,
  • Gender Studies/Feminist Theory,
  • SOCIAL THOERY,
  • Ethnology,
  • Political,
  • Sociology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9835432M
    ISBN 100822338645
    ISBN 109780822338642

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