Nurturing Doubt

Nurturing Doubt : From Mennonite Missionary to Anthropologist in the Argentine Chaco

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 153.9 x 229.4 x 19.8mm | 452.86g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0252064550
  • 9780252064555

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Unique in ethnography, Nurturing Doubt documents the transforming effects of field experiences on a young Mennonite who went to Argentina to work with the Toba, first as a missionary and later as an anthropologist. With keen insight Elmer Miller probes the documents-diaries, field journals, and letters of both his lives, revealing as he does the ways in which his perceptions of the Toba-and theirs of him-changed when his role more

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"An absorbing and enlightening account of a life of questioning that enhanced both growth and knowledge; of a deeply interesting professional career; and of engagement with Toba people and Toba life." -- Choiceshow more

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