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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.