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  1. Scottish Crofters: A Historical Ethnography of a Celtic Village (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)
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  2. Scottish Crofters: A Historical Ethnography of a Celtic Village (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

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This case study focuses on Geall, a community in the Scottish Outer Hebrides. With an understanding gained from an intimate, long-term relationship with Scotland, things Scottish, and the people of the community the author describes Geall as a human community and places it in the wider cultural, historical, economic, and sociopolitical contexts of maintaining relationships to Scotland, England and Europe. This is the first book to look at a Scottish Highland Community and the first ethnography to utilize the semiotic theory of culture, which views history as an act of cultural creation. The book emphasizes the way symbols are used to interpret elements of the culture such as economy, power, mental illness, and religion, by exploring the significant symbols associated with the state, the mechanisms for integrating community and state, and how people define leaders and social role.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Susan Parman
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Cengage Learning
EAN
9780534633240
Edition
2
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0534633242
Label
Wadsworth Publishing
Manufacturer
Wadsworth Publishing
MPN
illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
208
PartNumber
illustrations
PublicationDate
2004-04-19
Publisher
Wadsworth Publishing
ReleaseDate
2004-04-19
Studio
Wadsworth Publishing
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