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Distant mirrors : America as a foreign culture

Author: Philip R DeVita; James D Armstrong
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Distant mirrors.
Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, c2002
(OCoLC)679592551
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip R DeVita; James D Armstrong
ISBN: 0534556485 9780534556488
OCLC Number: 47186240
Description: xvii, 197 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: One hundred percent American / Ralph Linton --
American cultural configuration / Lowell D. Holmes and Ellen Rhoads --
Body ritual among the Nacirema / Horace Miner --
Professor Widjojo goes to Koktel Parti / Weston LaBarre --
Outsider's view of American culture / Janusz L. Mucha --
Growing up American: doing the right thing / Amparo B. Ojeda --
My American glasses / Francisco Martins Ramos --
American graffiti: curious derivatives of individualism / Jin K. Kim --
Young, the rich, and the famous: individualism as an American cultural value / Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel --
America and I / Herve Varenne --
Encounters wiht the elderly in America / Yohko Tsuji --
Neighborly strangers / Honggang Yang --
Pais de mis suenos: reflections on ethinc labels, dichotomies, and ritual interactions / Gisela Ernst --
Giving, withholding, and meeting midway: a poet's ethnography / Saleem Peeradina --
Russian teacher in America / Andrei Toom --
First impressions: diary of a French anthropologist in New York City / Francoise Dussart --
Life and cultures: the test of real participant observation / E.L. Cerroni-Long --
Learning to hug: an English anthropologist's experience in North America / Geoffrey Hunt --
European anthropologist's personal ethnographic impressions of the United States / Emanuel J. Drechsel.
Responsibility: edited by Philip R. DeVita, James D. Armstrong.
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1. One Hundred Percent American, by Ralph Linton. 2. The American Cultural Configuration, by Lowell D. Holmes and Ellen Rhoads Holmes. 3. Body Ritual Among the Nacirema, by Horace Miner. 4. Professor Read more...

 
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