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RITUAL THEORY, RITUAL PRACTICE

By: Bell, Catherine

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000044689

ISBN: 0195076133

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In recent years the notion of ritual has emerged as an important focus for new forms of cultural analysis. Arguing that the concept of ritual is overdue for critical rethinking, Bell here offers a close theoretical analysis of the recent developments in ritual studies, concentrating on anthropology, sociology, and history of religions. She begins by showing how discourse on ritual has served to generate and legitimate a limited and ultimately closed f... View more info