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Anthropology & egalitarianism : ethnographic encounters from Monticello to Guinea-Bissau

Author: Eric Gable
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A provocative introduction to fieldwork and the concept of culture

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gable, Eric, 1955-
Anthropology & egalitarianism.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2011
(OCoLC)761501054
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Gable
ISBN: 9780253355768 0253355761 9780253222756 0253222753
OCLC Number: 526083949
Description: xiv, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : culture by contrast and theory in anthropology --
Supping with savages --
Standing in a line --
Jefferson's ardor --
The colonialist's dress code --
Taking pictures in the field, or the anthropologist's dress code --
Beyond belief --
The sex life of savages --
Conclusion : tending to nature, tending to culture; or, Is anthropology history?
Other Titles: Anthropology and egalitarianism
Responsibility: Eric Gable.

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