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On the order of chaos social anthropology and the science of chaos

Contributor(s): Mosko, Mark S | Damon, Frederick H.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Berghahn Books 2005Description: xv,276p. ill., map 24 cm.ISBN: 9781845450243 .Subject(s): Ethnology -- Philosophy | Ethnology -- Methodology | Chaotic behavior in systemsDDC classification: 306.01
Contents:
Introduction : A (re)turn to chaos : chaos theory, the sciences, and social anthropological theory / Mark S. Mosko -- From Lévi-Strauss to chaos and complexity / Jack Morava -- Fractal figurations : homologies and hierarchies in Kabre culture / Charles Piot -- "Pity" and "ecstasy" : the problem of order and differentiated difference across Kula societies / Frederick H. Damon -- Fractality and the exchange of perspectives / José Antonio Kelly -- Fluids and fractals in Rwanda : order and chaos / Christopher C. Taylor -- Peace, war, sex, and sorcery : nonlinear analogical transformation in the early escalation of North Mekeo sorcery and chiefly practice / Mark S. Mosko -- Afterword : Order is what happens when chaos loses its temper / Roy Wagner.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-267) and index.

Introduction : A (re)turn to chaos : chaos theory, the sciences, and social anthropological theory / Mark S. Mosko -- From Lévi-Strauss to chaos and complexity / Jack Morava -- Fractal figurations : homologies and hierarchies in Kabre culture / Charles Piot -- "Pity" and "ecstasy" : the problem of order and differentiated difference across Kula societies / Frederick H. Damon -- Fractality and the exchange of perspectives / José Antonio Kelly -- Fluids and fractals in Rwanda : order and chaos / Christopher C. Taylor -- Peace, war, sex, and sorcery : nonlinear analogical transformation in the early escalation of North Mekeo sorcery and chiefly practice / Mark S. Mosko -- Afterword : Order is what happens when chaos loses its temper / Roy Wagner.

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