Ethnic Groups and Boundaries: The Social Organization of Culture Difference

  title={Ethnic Groups and Boundaries: The Social Organization of Culture Difference},
  author={Maurice Freedman and Fredrik Barth},
  journal={British Journal of Sociology},
The seven brief essays appearing in this collection were, with a few others, originally written for a symposium held in Bergen in 1967. They bear the marks of a well-prepared and well-managed conference, although they are perhaps not quite so unified in their theoretical character as the editor's Preface might lead one to think. Each essay is worth very close study for what it says about a particular case or group of cases; and one ought to recognize, with admiration and gratitude, the… 

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