The Meskwaki and anthropologists : Action Anthropology reconsidered (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The Meskwaki and anthropologists : Action Anthropology reconsidered Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Meskwaki and anthropologists : Action Anthropology reconsidered

Author: Judith M Daubenmier
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Series: Critical studies in the history of anthropology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Meskwaki and Anthropologists illuminates how the University of Chicago's innovative Action Anthropology program of ethnographic fieldwork affected the Meskwaki Indians of Iowa. From 1948 to 1958, the Meskwaki community near Tama, Iowa, became effectively a testing ground for a new method of practicing anthropology proposed by anthropologists and graduate students at the University of Chicago in response to  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Daubenmier, Judith M.
Meskwaki and anthropologists.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008007108
(OCoLC)212410013
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judith M Daubenmier
ISBN: 9780803218741 0803218745
OCLC Number: 298460432
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 416 pages)
Contents: Making the modern Meskwaki Nation --
Sol Tax and the value of anthropology --
"Science has to stop somewhere" --
Action Anthropology and the values question --
1954--Project Nadir and rebound --
Fruits of Action Anthropology.
Series Title: Critical studies in the history of anthropology.
Responsibility: Judith M. Daubenmier.

Abstract:

Illuminates how the University of Chicago's innovative Action Anthropology program of ethnographic fieldwork affected the Meskwaki Indians of Iowa. Drawing on interviews and archival records, this  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This inspiring reconsideration of an important moment in twentieth-century American anthropology is richly annotated, with an excellent index and bibliography and two appendices listing the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.