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Time Blind : Problems in Perceiving Other Temporalities, Hardback Book

Time Blind : Problems in Perceiving Other Temporalities Hardback

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This book explores how modern concepts of time constrain our understanding of temporal diversity.

Time is a necessary and pervasive dimension of scholarship, yet rarely have the cultural assumptions about time been explored. This book looks at how anthropology--a discipline known for the study of cultural, linguistic, historical, and biological variation and differences--is blind to temporalities outside of the logics of European-derived ideas about time. While the argument focuses primarily on anthropology, its points can be applied to other fields in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 171 pages, 7 Illustrations, black and white; XIII, 171 p. 7 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Religious groups: social & cultural aspects
  • ISBN: 9783319341316

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