Fourth World An Anthropological Ecological Look at the Twenty First Century

Innbundet / 1997 / Engelsk

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9780761807629
Publisert
1997
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University Press Of America
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05, 06, UU, UP, P
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Engelsk
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126
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367 gr
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223 mm
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144 mm
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Fourth World An Anthropological Ecological Look at the Twenty First Century

Innbundet / 1997 / Engelsk
This book examines dominant beliefs in the West during the last three centuries and how they shape modernism and postmodernism. The implication of these beliefs from a cultural and ecological standpoint are examined with respect to the limits on rationalism, especially in the sciences, for the next century. This book is the first to tackle the idea of ecological limits and its implications for world cultures during the twenty-first century. This is neither a strict anthropological nor ecological examination of its subject but a combination of the two, as it concerns the post-modern world.Contents: Preface; Concerning Sin and Shadows; Elegant Amnesia; The First True Post-Modern; Denial's Undeniable Pleasures; Time, Place and Ego; I Feel, Therefore I am Afraid; "Damnable and Detestable Curiosity"; A Daunting Paradox; The Twenty-First Century as a Fourth World.
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Bernard J. James is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, jointly appointed at Milwaukee and Madison.
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ISBN13
9780761807629
Publisert
1997
Utgiver
Vendor
University Press Of America
Aldersnivå
05, 06, UU, UP, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Innbundet
Sider
126
Vekt
367 gr
Høyde
223 mm
Bredde
144 mm
Tykkelse
18 mm
Se alle
Forfatter