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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portray spaces and territories culturally . Whereas Western mapmaking is based on the principles of Cartesian geometry , which segments the map space into ...
map space can then be reenacted in the world of real space to see where they lead . Maps have , in effect , allowed humans to model the physical world in ...
But in cultural contexts , the space appropriated by a tribe or society is felt additionally by its members to be a communal body .
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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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