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TitleLeft and right: critical junctures
Author(s)Rosas, João Cardoso
Ferreira, Ana Rita
Issue date2013
PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
Abstract(s)[Excerpt] Introduction: a Short History Anthropology and the Comparative Study of Religions have revealed that, before becoming “political”, the left-right divide was symbolically charged. Perhaps because of the structure of our brain and of the fact that most people are right-handed rather than left-handed, in many cultural contexts the right acquired a positive connotation and the left a negative one.
TypeBook part
URIhttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/83110
ISBN1-4438-5155-8
978-1-4438-5155-8
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:ED/DH-CII - Livros e Capítulos de Livros

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