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The great dishonesty lies in exporting to the Third World systems of thought that the West itself has largely discarded. There is enough fieldwork insight to keep the academician happy, but the stories and situations that Barley relates can definitely be rewarding for the average reader.
Of course doing fieldwork comes with amazingly uncomfortable experiences, and the narrator treats them humorously. I though it was screamingly funny, and have been searching for the book to read again ever since.
Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. However, this might be because he le This is an excellent book giving an honest account of how fieldwork often doesn’t go as planned. Didn’t find what antropollgo looking for? Liabeth rated it it was ok Dec 16, Some academic anthropologists seem to regard Barley’s work as a bit of a joke.
El antropólogo inocente
This, A nice little ethnography of the Dowayo people of western Africa written by a very dryly hilarious Brit. Finally, anyone interested in learning about another culture and open-minded enough to entertain the thought that they might not have a monopoly on the best way to live will like this book as much as I did.
Anyone who has spent any kind of time dealing with the bureaucracy of visas and internation My graduate school mentor gave me this book years ago after she read it, and I’m upset it took me this long to read it! Open Preview See a Problem? Yes, definitely I’ve changed my idea of humor. Tengo miedo de que chiste repetido salga podrido.
We cannot thank Nigel Barley enough for having showed us the backstage of the hocus pocus of ‘field work’ amongst the savages. My intro book to anthropology.
I fed them on rice and oatmeal, which Dowayos who never feed them at all found a huge extravagance. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He has a wittiness that reminds me, oddly enough, of the way that Hugh Grant’s characters often poke fun at themselves in movies.
9788433925183 – El antropologo inocente (Spanish Edition) by NIGEL BARLEY
But, let’s face it, bywhen Nigel Barley set off for field work in Cameroon, the pattern of going off to some remote tribe or isolated people and trying to “re- Barley avoids sowing any oats Doing field work is, as the author suggests early on, a kind of rite of passage for would-be anthropologists. Kerstin rated it it was ok Jan 09, To view it, click here. Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available.
Although Cameroon is far from where I grew up in Southern Africa, many of the truths hold and I found myself laughing aloud on multiple occasions.
El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (4 star ratings)
Text is in Spanish. On my very first visit to a Dowayo beer party, this was put severely to the test. Lots of people went to urban or agricultural societies, did research on less all-encompassing subjects and still turned up with interesting results. It loved his dry British humor, his mockery of his own profession, and the endless stories which seem universally African. The Innocent Anthropologist 1.
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To see what your friends thought of fl book, please sign up. No white man, at this time, had ever been known to touch beer. It was refilled and passed to me. Nigel Barley isn’t sure he wants to do dl fieldwork as an anthropologist, but since it seems to be expected, and he’s got nothing else particularly interesting to do, he goes to Africa to study the culture of the Dawayo people.