By Judith Okely
Anthropology and Autobiography marks the 1st entire exploration of anthropological writings and their theoretical implications. delivering exact insights into the fieldwork fabrics, autobiographical writings and/or textual evaluations of anthropologists, this research considers the function of the anthropologist as fieldworker and author, interpreting the ways that nationality, age, gender and private background impact the anthropologist's habit in the direction of the contributors he/she observes. The participants research the hyperlink among their fieldwork and private interplay between peoples in Africa, Japan, the Caribbean, Greece, Shetland, England, indigenous Australia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.
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