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Being there : learning to live cross-culturally

Author: Sarah H Davis; Melvin Konner
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
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As they immerse themselves in foreign cultures, trained anthropologists find that accepting difference is one thing, experiencing it is quite another. In this title, these writers show how the moral  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Being there.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011007706
(OCoLC)707023003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah H Davis; Melvin Konner
ISBN: 0674063333 9780674063334
OCLC Number: 769101889
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 260 pages)
Contents: A kind of kinship / Lila Abu-Lugbod --
Saints and outcasts: La Negrita and the accidental Catholic / Russell Leigh Sharman --
Mad to be modern / Alma Gottlieb, Philip Graham --
The evil eye of the anthropologist / Ruth Behar --
Two women / Melvin Konner --
Graça / Jessica Gregg --
Insult and danger: anthropology among Navajos, Montenegrin Serbs, and wild chimpanzees / Chris Boehm --
Shame and making truth: the social repairs of ethnographic blunders / M. Cameron Hay --
Far from home, and being gnawed on by a Vervet / Melissa Fay Greene --
Time travel / Robert Shore, Bradd Shore --
Prostitutes with honor: a researcher with shame / Louise Brown --
A widening circle: family, collaboration, and lifelong ethnography in canyon de Chelly / Jeanne Simonelli --
Japanese ghosts don't have feet / Liza Dalby --
Field relations, field betrayals / John C. Wood --
My family's honor / Sarah H. Davis --
Return to Nisa / Marjorie Shostak.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah H. Davis and Melvin Konner.

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