Peripheral Visions: Learning Along The Way

April 15, 1995|
Peripheral Visions: Learning Along The Way by Mary C. Bateson
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Mary Catherine Bateson, author of Composing a Life, is our guide on a fascinating intellectual exploration of lifetime learning from experience and encountering the unfamiliar. Peripheral Visions begins with a sacrifice in a Persian garden, moving on to a Philippine village and then to the Sinai desert, and concludes with a description of a tour bus full of Tibetan monks. Bateson's reflections bring theses narratives homes, proposing surprising new vision of our own diverse and changing society and offering us the courage to participate even as we are still learning.

Mary Catherine Bateson is Clarence J. Robinson Professor in Anthropology and English at George Mason University. She received an undergraduate degree from Radcliffe and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. She has written and coauthored numerous books on life history, lectures internationally, and is president of the Institute for Intercul...
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Title:Peripheral Visions: Learning Along The Way
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 9.25 X 5.62 X 0.7 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 9.25 X 5.62 X 0.7 in
Published:April 15, 1995
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060926304

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