The Humbled Anthropologist

The Humbled Anthropologist : Tales from the Pacific

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  • Paperback | 275 pages
  • 160 x 231.1 x 15.2mm | 317.52g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534125700
  • 9780534125707

Table of contents

Preface. Introduction. Maps: The New Pacific, Papua New Guinea. Vanuatu; is fieldwork art or science - Dorothy K Billings. The first Rorumans - Alan Howard. Two tales from the Trukese Taproom - Mac Marshall. Too many bananas, not enough pineapples, and no watermelons at all - David Counts. Did you? - Ward Goodenough. Ethnocentrism and the abelam - Richard Scaglion. What did the earthquake mean? - Alice Pomponio. Reflections of a shy ethnographer: foot-in-the-mouth is not fatal - Huliana Flinn. What's so funny about that? Fieldwork and laughter in Polynesia - Richard Feinberg. Cultural baggage - Joyce D Hammond. Raising a few eyebrows in Tonga - Elizabeth P Hahn. The projection from Pohnpei - Glenn Petersen. The politics of ethnography: Americans on Tanna - Lamont Lindstrom. Pigs of the forest: the possibility of doing fieldwork forever - William L Rodman and Margaret C Rodman; A letter from the field - Marty Zelenietz. The sorcerer's rainstone - James B Watson. Amgoi: entrepreneurial muck-up - Edwin A Cook and Susan M Pflanz-Cook. An anthropologist as travel writer - Robert Tonkinson. A long voyage - Ben Finney. more

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