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January 10, 2009

Nacirema at Ground Zero

Historical Body Ritual Among the Nacirema was a paper written by Horace Miner which was originally published it in the June 1956 edition of American Anthropologist.

In the paper, Miner describes the Nacirema, a little-known tribe living in North America. The way in which he writes about the curious practices that this group performs distances readers from the fact that the North American group described actually corresponds to modern-day Americans of the mid-1950s

Nacirema on grow-a-brain 2 years ago

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Интересно даже для бухгалтера :)))))

Posted by: Nawioniff at Jan 10, 2009 5:33:21 AM