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Distant mirrors : America as a foreign culture

Author: Philip R DeVita; James D Armstrong
Publisher: Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Pub. Co., ©1993 [i.e. 1992]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Distant mirrors.
Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Pub. Co., ©1993 [i.e. 1992]
(OCoLC)623872273
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip R DeVita; James D Armstrong
ISBN: 0534176763 9780534176761
OCLC Number: 26398013
Description: viii, 145 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Outsiders' reflections on being American: some pedagogical concerns / James Armstrong --
My American glasses / Francisco Martins Ramos --
American graffiti: curious derivatives of individualism / Jin K. Kim --
An outsider's view of American culture / Janusz L. Mucha --
America and I / Hervé Varenne --
A cross-cultural experience: a Chinese anthropologist in the United States / Huang Shu-min --
The young, the rich, and the famous: individualism as an American cultural value / Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel --
Growing up American: doing the right thing / Amparo B. Ojeda --
Forms of address: how their social functions may vary / Salikoko S. Mufwene --
First impressions: diary of a French anthropologist in New York City / Françoise Dussart --
Life and cultures: the test of real participant observation / E.L. Cerroni-Long --
America for Americans / Rik Pinxten --
Gender encounters in America: an outsider's view of continuity and ambivalence / Rahel Wasserfall --
Neighborly strangers / Honggang Yang --
A European anthropologist's personal and ethnographic impressions of the United States / Emanuel J. Drechsel.
Responsibility: edited by Philip R. DeVita, James D. Armstrong.

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