Patterns Of Culture

Author: Ruth Benedict
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547523920
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"That today the modern world is on such easy terms with the concept of culture . . . is in very great part due to this book." -- Margaret Mead "Benedict's Patterns of Culture is a foundational text in teaching us the value of diversity.

The Chrysanthemum And The Sword

Author: Ruth Benedict
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618619597
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This World War II-era study paints an illuminating contrast between the culture of Japan and that of the United States.

Patterns Of American Culture

Author: Dan Rose
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812212853
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The book closes with a fable of life in a fictitious capitalist society that both comments on ethnographic practice and reveals the disturbing estrangement inherent in any study of this type of culture.

Ruth Benedict

Author: Virginia Heyer Young
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803249196
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Her later books, Race: Science and Politics (1940) and The Chrysanthemum and
the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture (1946), were widely read but were not
principally statements of culture theory, as Patterns of Culture was and as were a
number of articles and papers on the new investigations she began after Patterns
of Culture. She began to note observations of social conditions
underlyingpersonal security and individual freedom,noting themfirstin
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