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Purity and Danger: An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

Paperback, 12/04/1984, £17.99
£16.19
Various points are raised in this book which illuminate matters in the philosophy of religion and science, showing us why and how anthropology has become such an intellectual disapline. This is both gracefully and comprehensively written.

Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

Paperback, 12/09/2002, £15.99
£14.39
In this classic work Mary Douglas identifies the concern for pirity as a key theme at the heart of every society. She reveals its wide-ranging impact on our attitudes tp society, values, cosmology and knowledge.

Natural Symbols

Paperback, 14/08/2003, £13.99
£12.59
Written against the backdrop of the student uprisings of the late 1960s, this text took seriously the revolutionary fervour of the times. Instead of seeking to destroy the rituals and symbols that can govern and oppress, the author claimed that if transformation were needed, it could only be made possible through better understanding.