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Modernist Anthropology: From Fieldwork to Text

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Recent insights into the nature of representation and power relations have signaled an important shift in perspective on anthropology: from a fieldwork-based "science" of culture to an interpretive activity bound to the discursive and ideological process called "text-making." This collection of essays reflects the ongoing cross-fertilization between literary criticism and anthropology. Focusing on texts written or influenced by anthropologists between 1900 and 1945, the work relates current perspectives on anthropology's ...

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Modernist Anthropology: From Fieldwork to Text
2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691633558

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Modernist Anthropology: From Fieldwork to Text
2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691604428

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Modernist Anthropology: From Fieldwork to Text
1990, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691068466

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