Fieldnotes : The Makings of Anthropology /

Thirteen distinguished anthropologists describe how they create and use the unique forms of writing they produce in the field. They also discuss the fieldnotes of seminal figures-Frank Cushing, Franz Boas, W. H. R. Rivers, Bronislaw Malinowski, and Margaret Mead-and analyze field writings in relatio...

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Other Authors: Sanjek, Roger (Editor, http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/edt)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2019]
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Summary:Thirteen distinguished anthropologists describe how they create and use the unique forms of writing they produce in the field. They also discuss the fieldnotes of seminal figures-Frank Cushing, Franz Boas, W. H. R. Rivers, Bronislaw Malinowski, and Margaret Mead-and analyze field writings in relation to other types of texts, especially ethnographies. Unique in conception, this volume contributes importantly to current debates on writing, texts, and reflexivity in anthropology.
Item Description:Includes revised versions of some papers presented at the AES Invited Sessions at the American Anthropological Association meetings in Washington, D.C., 1985.
Physical Description:1 online resource (432 pages) : 5 halftones, 11 examples of fieldnotes
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781501711954
1501711954