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Title Anthropologists in a wider world : essays on field research / edited by Paul Dresch, Wendy James, and David Parkin
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 310 pages) : illustrations
Series Methodology and history in anthropology ; 7
Methodology and history in anthropology ; v. 7.
Contents Introduction : Fieldwork and the passage of time / Paul Dresch and Wendy James -- Indians and cowboys : two field experiences / Peter Rivière -- A view from afar : memories of New Guinea Highland warfare / Michael O'Hanlon -- Beyond the first encounter : transformations of 'the field' in North East Africa / Wendy James -- Templates, evocations and the long-term fieldworker / David Parkin -- Wilderness of mirrors : truth and vulnerability in Middle Eastern fieldwork / Paul Dresch -- Serendipity : reflections on fieldwork in China / Frank Pieke -- Fieldwork and reflexivity : thoughts from the anthropology of Japan / Roger Goodman -- Recollections of life crisis : distancing the personal / Louella Matsunaga -- Views of Jain history / Marcus Banks -- The ethnomusicologists in the wilderness / Hélène La Rue -- Trying to get there : approaches to Indonesia / R.H. Barnes -- The field and the desk : choices and linkages / N.J. Allen -- Epilogue : Fieldwork unfolding / David Parkin
Summary "This book explores the transformations of world view and approach as they have been experienced by anthropological colleagues, a number of whom began their work very much in the earlier tradition. They cover experiences of field research in Africa, Papua New Guinea, South America, Central and South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Indonesia, Japan, and China. Constant through the chapters is a distinctively qualitative empirical approach, once associated with the village but now being developed in relation to large-scale or dispersed communities."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-294) and index
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Subject Anthropology -- Fieldwork
Anthropology -- Research.
Anthropology -- Methodology.
Anthropology -- Fieldwork.
Anthropology -- Methodology.
Anthropology -- Research.
Antropologia (metodologia)
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Methodology
Form Electronic book
Author Dresch, Paul, editor.
James, Wendy, editor.
Parkin, David J., 1940- editor
LC no. 99087034
ISBN 1789203929