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Author: Marilyn Strathern
Publisher: Lanham : AltaMira Press, 2005.
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Available with a new Preface, Marilyn Strathern's seminal book challenges the routine ways in which anthropologists have thought about the complexity and quantity of their materials, focusing on a problem normally thought of as commonplace; that of scale and proportion. Revealing unexpected replications in modes of thought and in the presentation of ambiguous images, Strathern has fashioned a unique contribution to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Strathern, Marilyn.
Partial Connections.
Lanham : AltaMira Press, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Strathern
ISBN: 9780759114937 0759114935
OCLC Number: 856869938
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; WRITING ANTHROPOLOGY; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. WRITING ANTHROPOLOGY; 1. Ethnography as evocation; 2. Complex society, incomplete knowledge; 1. Feminist critique; 2. Intrusions and comparisons; 2. P. ARTIAL CONNECTIONS; 1. Full of trees, full of flutes; 2. Center and periphery; 1. Historical critique; 2. Prosthetic extensions; Footnotes; References; Index to Proper Names.

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Available with a new Preface, Marilyn Strathern's seminal book challenges the routine ways in which anthropologists have thought about the complexity and quantity of their materials, focusing on a problem normally thought of as commonplace; that of scale and proportion. Revealing unexpected replications in modes of thought and in the presentation of ambiguous images, Strathern has fashioned a unique contribution to the anthropological corpus.

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