Great ThinkersEpisode 10
Great Thinkers: Richard Fardon FBA on Mary Douglas FBA
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Great Thinkers: Richard Fardon FBA on Mary Douglas FBA
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'Purity and Danger', a book exploring the concepts of pollution and taboo in societies around the world, made its author Mary Douglas one of Britain’s most celebrated anthropologists. In this episode, Fellows of the British Academy Richard Fardon and Henrietta Moore discuss the book’s lasting impact and Douglas’s equally fascinating later work.

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