Elite Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives: v. 38 (ASA by Stephen Nugent,Cris Shore

By Stephen Nugent,Cris Shore

Drawing on a various, comparative ethnographic literature, this new quantity examines the intimate areas and cultural practices of these elites who occupy positions of energy and authority throughout numerous varied settings.
Using ethnographic case reports from quite a lot of geographical components, together with Mexico, Peru, Amazonia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Europe, North the US and Africa, the individuals discover the internal worlds of that means and perform that outline and maintain elite identities. in addition they supply insights into the cultural mechanisms that retain elite prestige, and into the complicated ways in which elite teams relate to, and are embedded inside, wider social and ancient processes.

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