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Author Gable, Eric, 1955-

Title Anthropology & egalitarianism : ethnographic encounters from Monticello to Guinea-Bissau / Eric Gable
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : culture by contrast and theory in anthropology -- Supping with savages -- Standing in a line -- Jefferson's ardor -- The colonialist's dress code -- Taking pictures in the field, or the anthropologist's dress code -- Beyond belief -- The sex life of savages -- Conclusion : tending to nature, tending to culture; or, Is anthropology history?
Summary Anthropology and Egalitarianism is an artful and accessible introduction to key themes in cultural anthropology. Writing in a deeply personal style and using material from his fieldwork in three dramatically different locales
Analysis Multi-User
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnology -- Philosophy.
Ethnology -- Fieldwork
Equality -- Philosophy
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Equality -- Philosophy.
Ethnology -- Fieldwork.
Ethnology -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780253004840
Other Titles Anthropology and egalitarianism