"Sparkles with intellectural life." -- Times Literary Supplement
"This is an absorbing book, full of fascinating insights into some important and universal aspects of human behavior, and Professor Douglas's erudition is made accessible through the enviable lucidity of her writing." -- Lore and Language
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About the Author
Mary Douglas (1921-).
One of the most distinguished anthropologists of modern times. Natural Symbols
, another of her major works, is also available in Routledge Classics.