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Varieties of Cultural History - a book by Burke, Peter

Varieties of Cultural History

Varieties of Cultural History( )
Author: Burke, Peter
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Polity Press
Book Format:Ebook
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The aim of this book is both to illustrate and to discuss some of the main varieties of cultural history which have emerged since the questioning of what might be called its "classic" form, exemplified in the work of Jacob Burckhardt and Johan Huizinga. Among the themes of individual chapters are the history of popular culture, the history of Carnival, the history of mentalities, the history of gestures, the history of jokes, and even the history of dreams. The emphasis of...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Civilization
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds

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