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The art of fieldwork

Author: Harry F Wolcott
Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : Altamira Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Challenges and petitions anthropology and its practitioners to draw not only on the traditional precepts of science, but also on the richness of artistry in the collection, interpretation, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wolcott, Harry F., 1929-
Art of fieldwork.
Walnut Creek, CA : Altamira Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004011387
(OCoLC)55207741
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry F Wolcott
ISBN: 9780759115088 0759115087
OCLC Number: 680577487
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 292 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Fieldwork as art? --
How art works --
Fieldwork versus (just) being in the field --
Fieldwork: the basic arts --
Fieldwork: the darker arts --
The art of (conceptual) self-defense --
The art of conceptualizing --
The art of self-expression --
Satisfactions of fieldwork --
The art of discretion.
Responsibility: Harry F. Wolcott.
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Praise for the first edition: Far more than a how-to-do-it handbook, The Art of Fieldwork offers a rich, engaging discourse drawing from a lifetime of personal experiences... -- Donald A. Ritchie, Read more...

 
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