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Other books in the series. As an anthropologist myself, I related to almost everything here. But, let’s face it, bywhen Nigel Barley set off for field work in Cameroon, the pattern of going off to some remote tribe or isolated people and trying to “re-construct” their whole culture for the edification of readers and Ph.

Barley — “Studying a little-known tribe in the Cameroons was the author’s first experience in fieldwork — and very nearly his last. I had fantasies of being able to eat an egg every day. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Woliver rated it it was ok Oct 01, Want to Read saving….

As my own ‘piece of equipment essential for the field’ I would strongly recommend a tennis racket; it is devastatingly effective in clearing a room of bats. No white man, at this time, had ever been known to touch beer.

Defintivamente te hace ver el mundo desde otra perspectiva. Liabeth rated it it was ok Dec 16, Dowayo chickens, on the whole, are scrawny, wretched things; eating them is rather like eating an Airfix model of a Tiger Moth.

Open Preview See a Problem? It is all false. They responded to treatment, however. No le sale nada pero le sale todo, comedia del absurdo de la vida real. Books by Nigel Barley. Inenarrable la escena en el dentista o los diferentes encuentros con la burocracia africana.


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You have to sort out good informants from bad, misleading information and wrong information from good. I re-read it every few years and it makes me laugh every time. The Innocent Anthropologist 1. As my own ‘piece of equipment essential for the field’ I would strongly recommend a tennis racket; it is devastatingly effective in clearing a room of bats.

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People who have been certain that they possess advanced knowledge because of their correct, advanced culture only to have that certainty shaken will recognize Barley’s bewilderment when things take place that support Dowayo qntropologo or what most Westerners would call Dowayo superstition rather than Western culture for example, when a local rainchief is successful at making it rain on command I would either go three times round the store and give up the attempt to decide, or buy vast quantities of the most luxurious goods and whimper with the terror that they would be snatched from me.

It is positively insulting how well the world functions without one. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

El antropólogo inocente

A few minor references from French colonial administrators, and some missionary contact established that they were interesting: Published January 11th by Editorial Inocene first published Just a moment while antrooplogo sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s raw, dead honest, and it shows how against all odds, casually, almost by accident, with patience, gentle coaxing and a good dose of humour, there can be some useful insight gained from the society the stranger goes to live in.

What I mean is that Barley did not have to undergo the difficulties that he did; he could have chosen a less-rigorous location or topic. On the local beer. Lots of people went to urban or agricultural societies, did research on less all-encompassing subjects and still turned up with interesting results. Nix rated it it was ok Sep 29, This, also, was not a success.


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Return to Book Page. My graduate school mentor gave me this book years ago after she read it, and I’m upset it took me this long to read it!

Had me in stitches laughing the whole time. And it is extremely funny.

Product details File Size: Unlikely much ethnographic writing Barley is able to reflect on the impact of his own actions and presence in the field without sntropologo it into a long-winded, esoteric exercise in navel-gazing.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Cognac Legion innocente it it was ok Aug 13, The acorn he planted has not become a great tree; it has scarcely had time to put forth a tentative shoot Un libro sencillamente genial. There were many excellent anecdotes, but all far longer and more involved than Wl am motivated to type, so here are a couple of the shorter incidents: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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