Chronicling Cultures: Long-Term Field Research in by Robert V. Kemper,Anya Peterson Royce,Wade Pendleton,T

By Robert V. Kemper,Anya Peterson Royce,Wade Pendleton,T Scarlett Epstein,Ulla C. Johansen,Douglas R. White,Louise Lamphere,Evon Z. Vogt,Richard B. Lee,Megan Biesele,Thayer Scudder,Elizabeth Colson,Lisa Cliggett,George M. Foster,Peter S. Cahn

a few box websites have hosted anthropologists for so long as part a century. Chronicling Cultures collects articles from principals of a few of the longest and best-known anthropology tasks from 4 continents—the Kung, Harvard Chiapas undertaking, Gwembe Valley, Tzintzuntzan, and Navajo between others. those tasks have introduced a brand new figuring out of switch and patience in groups through the years. they've got compelled researchers to improve tools of concerning neighborhood groups in learn, of utilizing information over generations of students, and of resolving moral problems with examine as opposed to advocacy. The initiatives diversity from person students who go back 'home' 12 months after 12 months to large-scale institutionalized initiatives concerning many researchers and various stories. This quantity may be a huge addition to the literature on fieldwork, at the background of ethnology, and on ethnographers' function of their host cultures.

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