Patterns of Culture by Ruth Benedict

"Patterns of Culture" explores the concept of culture as a collective personality, analyzing the patterns of behavior and thought that define different societies. The author uses examples from diverse cultures such as the Pueblo Indians and the Dobu Islanders to illustrate her point. The book argues that each culture has its own unique pattern and personality, which is shaped by its history, environment, and social structure. The author emphasizes the importance of understanding these patterns in order to fully understand and appreciate the diversity of human cultures.

The 2117th greatest book of all time


Published
1934
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
256
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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