Racing Tribe

Racing Tribe : Portrait of a British Subculture

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Description

It is generally assumed that anthropologists do their research in remote and uncomfortable parts of the world- places with monsoons, mud huts, and malaria. In this volume, social anthropologist Kate Fox has taken on an altogether more enjoyable assignment, the study of the arcane world of British horseracing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 149.9 x 223.5 x 20.3mm | 317.52g
  • Transaction Publishers
  • Somerset, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0765808382
  • 9780765808387
  • 968,405

Review quote

"A delightful new way of looking at a familiar world--a day at the races will never be the same again" --Desmond Morris "Kate Fox consistently reveals us to ourselves. She is meticulous, illuminating, and very funny indeed." --Times Literary Supplementshow more