Signifying Animals: Human Meaning in the Natural World


A fresh assessment of the workings of animal symbolism in diverse cultures. Reconsiders the concept of totemism and exposes common fallacies in symbolic interpretation.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Roy Willis
  • Mary Douglas
  • Jawaharlal Handoo
  • G. Koolemans Beynen
  • Pablo G. Wright
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1994


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