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It explores the psychology of ritual--the reasons why a community has for centuries staged a religious celebration as a public theater of grief and communally shared mourning. 28 min. He emphasizes the emergence of mutual or shared meanings and goals in economic actions (why articulation often appears to be consensual) rather than explicit power dynamics. The Special Committee can grant exemptions to any field requirement. Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Anthropological Papers 4.

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