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Chiefs, scribes, and ethnographers : Kuna culture from inside and out

Author: James Howe
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Series: William & Bettye Nowlin series in art, history, and culture of the Western Hemisphere.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As a study of the political uses of literacy, of western representation and indigenous counter-representation, and of the ambivalent inter-cultural dialogue at the heart of ethnography, this title  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Howe
ISBN: 9780292721104 0292721102 9780292725713 029272571X
OCLC Number: 317698728
Description: xv, 342 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Literacy, representation, and ethnography --
A flock of birds : the coming of schools and literacy --
Letters of complaint --
Representation and reply --
North American friends --
The Swedish partnership --
Collaborative ethnography --
Post-rebellion ethnography, 1925-1950 --
The ethnographic boom, 1950- --
Native ethnography --
Chapin's lament.
Series Title: William & Bettye Nowlin series in art, history, and culture of the Western Hemisphere.
Responsibility: James Howe.
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