The book beauty and the beast, michael taussig is published by university of chicago press preview here anthropology: cultural and social anthropology.
Beauty and the beast begins with the question: is beauty destined to end in tragedy situating this globally shared phenomenon within the economic, cultural, michael taussig is the class of 1933 professor of anthropology at columbia.
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