Analyzing Cultures: An Introduction and Handbook
Indiana University Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 413 pages
Designed for classroom use in a number of disciplines, this comprehensive introduction to cultural semiotics is also an easy-to-use reference for those who would like a better understanding of the topic. No other text provides this kind of practical framework for the classroom study of semiotics. Each of the 12 chapters is clearly written and self-contained.
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3.1 SEMIOSIS AND REPRESENTATION The primary objective of semiotics is to understand both the brain's capacity to make and understand signs , and the ...
cally , and so on ) ; ( 2 ) through some form of indication , termed indexical representation ( e.g. a pointing index finger is an indication of where an ...
... see the relative value of the territories represented by this kind of map . ... map has always designated a two - dimensional representation of an area ...
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This book is an excellent introduction to the principles of semiotics. The writing style is accessible, making it perfect for undergraduates as well as interested lay readers, but also interesting ... Read full review
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Intelligent Organizations: Powerful Models for Systemic Management
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