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The Anatomy of Envy: A Study in Symbolic Behavior [and Comments and Reply]
Envy is a pan-human phenomenon, universally feared, at least subconsciously, as a particularly dangerous emotion, since it implies hostility and aggression capable of destroying individuals and evenExpand
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Disease Etiologies in Non-Western Medical Systems
This paper argues that disease etiology is the key to cross-cultural comparison of non-Western medical systems. Two principal etiologies are identified: personalistic and naturalistic. CorrelatedExpand
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Peasant Society and the Image of Limited Good
"Human behavior is always motivated by certain purposes, and these purposes grow out of sets of assumptions which are not usually recognized by those who hold them. The basic premises of a particularExpand
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On the Origin of Humoral Medicine in Latin America
For the past half-century humoral medicine has been recognized by anthropologists to be the most important and widespread ethnomedical system in Latin America. While most scholars believe this systemExpand
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The Dyadic Contract: A Model for the Social Structure of a Mexican Peasant Village1
HE social structures of societies with unilineal descent groups are far T better known than those of societies with bilateral kinship systems, and our conceptual models for dealing with them are muchExpand
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South seas cruise: a case study of a short-lived society.
Abstract In spite of its importance to the tourism industry, vacation cruising has been little researched. This paper describes an atypical cruise on a small ship in the South Pacific. It advancesExpand
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What Is Folk Culture
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