Stephen Nugent,Cris Shore's Elite Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives: v. 38 (ASA PDF

By Stephen Nugent,Cris Shore

Drawing on a various, comparative ethnographic literature, this new quantity examines the intimate areas and cultural practices of these elites who occupy positions of energy and authority throughout quite a few assorted settings.
Using ethnographic case reports from a variety of geographical components, together with Mexico, Peru, Amazonia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Europe, North the United States and Africa, the participants discover the interior worlds of that means and perform that outline and maintain elite identities. in addition they supply insights into the cultural mechanisms that continue elite prestige, and into the advanced ways in which elite teams relate to, and are embedded inside, wider social and ancient processes.

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