Models and Mirrors: Towards an Anthropology of Public Events

Models and Mirrors: Towards an Anthropology of Public Events

Don Handelman


In this comparative study of public events, Professor Handelman investigates rituals as epistemological phenomena in their own right. He argues that any public event - including both ritual and related occasions - must first be comprehended through the logic of its design.

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Models and Mirrors: Towards an Anthropology of Public Events