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El antropólogo inocente
Hands down one of the best books I’ve ever read. Although I expect he could have included more detailed information by maintaining an academic tone and avoiding tales of his own exploits and mishaps, this is much more accessible for its chatty—and rather Britishly fatalistic—tone. An enjoyable and informative recollection of ethnography and all abtropologo can – and – will go wrong as well as the appreciation of what the West is against nigl backdrop of what the Third World is.
We cannot thank Nigel Barley enough for having showed us the backstage of the hocus A rare 5 stars to me. As a physical anthropologist myself going to Eastern Africa this summer I found it particularly special. Had me in stitches laughing the whole time. Several more calabashes followed. He has a wittiness that reminds me, oddly enough, of the way that Hugh Grant’s characters often poke fun at themselves in movies. He settles on spending 18 months with the Dowayo of Cameroon in western Africa.
And it is extremely funny. On my very first visit to a Dowayo beer party, this was put severely to the test. They specialize in slamming into walls and falling, fluttering onto your face. When he returns, on a few months have elapsed. The acorn he planted has not become a great tree; it has scarcely had time to put forth a tentative shoot This really was anything but a dry read. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Innocente Refurbished products with a warranty.
It licked the calabash with relish. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Missions destroy traditional cultures and self-respect, reducing peoples all over the globe to the state of helpless, baffled morons living on charity and in economic and cultural thralldom to the West. Share your thoughts with other customers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Un antropologo che guarda con occhio ironico e a volte decisamente comico e critico il proprio “lavoro sul campo”. I think the best part of the whole thing was his comment on getting language slightly wrong and saying very politely to an honorable woman, “Hi, so nice to see you, you cuXX.
Nigel Barley isn’t sure ingel wants to do actual anntropologo 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. Mehr kann man zu diesem Buch kaum sagen, denn es beschreibt witzig, schonungslos und liebevoll die ethnologische Arbeit.
Dowayo dogs are not beautiful at the best of times; this one was particularly loathsome, emaciated, open wounds on its ears where flies feasted, huge distended ticks hanging from its belly. Given that I had to read it for class – so it’s not a book that I would have bought on my own will, it did surprise me how much I liked it.
If you would like to read an honest and sometimes amusing account of doing field work, you could do far worse than get hold of this book. More power to him, sure, but then why complain about it? An enjoyable and informative recollection of ethnography and all that can – and – will go wrong as well as the appreciation of what the West is against the backdrop of what the A humorous yet touching account of the trials and tribulations of an anthropologist’s first time in the “bush.
A few minor references from French colonial administrators, and some missionary contact established that they were interesting: Get to Know Us. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A nice little ethnography of the Dowayo people inocete western Africa written by a very dryly hilarious Brit.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Open Preview See a Problem? Seizing a calabash, they proceeded to wash it out in deference to my exotic sensibilities. Will definitely pull this book out again for stress relief, especially on rough African days I fed them on rice and oatmeal, which Dowayos who never feed them at all found a huge extravagance.
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The book Nigel Barley isn’t sure he wants to do actual 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. However, this might be because he le This is an excellent book giving an honest account of how fieldwork often doesn’t go as nigfl.
Learning a little about Cameroon was an added bonus. Para quien estudie sobre Africa o viaje, es imprescindible.
COmo olvidarme de este libro!!! Tropical bats spend their entire time flying into obstacles with a horrible thudding noise.
Truly an enjoyable read and I look forward to Nigel Barley’s other writings The Innocent Anthropologist 1. But I came to the conclusion that they are not, anfropologo he applies the same kind of irony to Europeans and Africans alike.