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The Innocent Anthropologist

Notes from a Mud Hut

by Nigel Barley

  • 133 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Waveland Pr Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Social Science / Ethnology,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Social Scientists & Psychologists,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Barley, Nigel,
  • Biography,
  • Cameroon,
  • Ethnologists,
  • Field work,
  • Social Science,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8751757M
    ISBN 101577661567
    ISBN 109781577661566

    The Innocent Anthropologist: Notes from a Mud Hut Barley, Nigel Nigel Barley was a ‘new anthropologist’, one of the younger generation of academics whose learning and research had been acquired in institutes, research departments, from academic journals and university libraries. by Nigel Barley includes books The Innocent Anthropologist: Notes from a Mud Hut and A Plague of Caterpillars: A Return to the African Bush. See the complete The Innocent Anthropologist series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

    The two years he spent among the Dowayo people in the Cameroons () produced a comic masterpiece of travel writing, The Innocent Anthropologist, which remains as honest, as funny and as compelling a read as when it was first penned - and a devastating critique of academi attempting to impose their rules and their order on West African life. The book demonstrates the role of chance in the acquisition of anthropological knowledge and demonstrates how moments of insight can be embedded in everyday activity. An Anthropologist in Japan illuminates the education system, religious beliefs, politics, the family and the neighbourhood in modern Japan.

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out of 5 stars The innocent Anthropologist. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 6, Verified Purchase. I read this book years ago and was toughly entertained by it.

Since then I've given many copies away to friends, all of whom enjoyed it. This copy is due to be given away, this time to a friend in by: In this book, Barley is really an innocent anthropologist, an idealistic young man who is a bit ignorant about what to expect in the real world In the late s, Nigel Barley went to North Cameroon to study the Dowayos, and choosing those that represent the most “ferocious” mountain tribe existing at that time/5.

Nigel Frederick Barley () is an anthropologist known for his humorous books on his experiences. His reputation was established with his first book, The Innocent Anthropologist (), an account of anthropological field work in working in Africa he moved to Indonesia, where he wrote the humorous Not a Hazardous Sport () about his.

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Nigel Barley was a 'new anthropologist', one of the younger generation of academi whose learning and research had been acquired in institutes, research departments, from academic journals and university libraries.

“I absolutely love this book and am using it this semester. The text is extremely readable and provides students with real insight into how fieldwork can go right even in the face of adversity.” —Yvonne Downes, Hilbert College “Barley’s The Innocent Anthropologist is in turns maddening, provocative, subtle, and complex.

I’m convinced it’s a good tool for uncovering students. This book was sent to me as a review copy. The Innocent Anthropologist is a cultural dive into the deep end.

Written in the early s by anthropologist Nigel Barley, it describes the author’s first attempt at fieldwork in Africa. The Innocent Anthropologist is laugh out loud funny. It also smuggles in a surprising amount of ethnography.

I was surprised how much I knew about Dowayo customs, kinship systems and rain chief magic by the end of it/5(3). The Innocent Anthropologist by Nigel Barley,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. When British anthropologist Nigel Barley set up home among the Dowayo people in northern Cameroon, he knew how fieldwork should be conducted.

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