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Author Gable, Eric, 1955-

Title Anthropology and Egalitarianism : Ethnographic Encounters from Monticollo to Guinea-Bissua
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction: Culture by Contrast and Theory in Anthropology; 1 Supping with Savages; 2 Standing in a Line; 3 Jefferson's Ardor; 4 The Colonialist's Dress Code; 5 Taking Pictures in the Field, or the Anthropologist's Dress Code; 6 Beyond Belief; 7 The Sex Life of Savages; Conclusion: Tending to Nature, Tending to Culture; or, Is Anthropology History?; Notes on Sources; References; Index
Summary A provocative introduction to fieldwork and the concept of culture
Notes Print version record
Subject Equality -- Philosophy
Ethnology -- Fieldwork
Ethnology -- Philosophy.
Equality -- Philosophy.
Ethnology -- Fieldwork.
Ethnology -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780253004840