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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In chapter 1 , we commence by sketching a brief historical outline of the various approaches that have characterized the study of culture inside and outside ...
Once the various signifiers ( i.e. words , gesticulants , bodily schemas , etc. ) that encode this macrosignified have been identified , then it can be ...
List various ways in which buildings and places are interconnected with the other codes of the signifying order of a culture . 3. List the various meanings ...
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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
Limited preview - 2008