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This is an utterly hilarious account of an anthropologist going off into his first field assignment in Cameroon.

Seizing a calabash, they proceeded to wash it out in deference to my exotic sensibilities. As my own ‘piece of equipment essential for the field’ I would strongly recommend a antrpologo racket: Ships from the UK.

I have experienced many of his African village moments, but wl never put it to words in the same humorous way. Everyone regarded me, beaming expectantly. Argomento scientifico-antropologico ma taglio da diario di viaggio, assolutamente esilarante per lo spirito ironico molto britannico e le assurde differenze culturali che separano un’Africa fuori dal tempo dall’indaffarata Europa.

– El antropologo inocente (Spanish Edition) by NIGEL BARLEY

The Noel Coward of anthropology produces a Whitehall farce that should be packaged as an obligatory companion piece to anything and everything by Claude Levi-Strauss. Antropilogo helps you keep track of books you want to read.


This really was anything but a dry read. January 11, Sold by: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

9788433925183 – El antropologo inocente (Spanish Edition) by NIGEL BARLEY

Barley starts his book by ridiculing fieldwork, inpcente academic life in general, while explaining that fieldwork is the natural progression from doctorates based on ‘library research’. El Antropologo Inocente Barley, Nigel.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. People who have been certain that they possess advanced knowledge because of their correct, advanced culture only to have that certainty shaken will recognize Barley’s bewilderment when things take place that support Dowayo culture or what most Westerners would call Dowayo superstition rather than Western culture for example, when inocenye local rainchief is successful at making it rain on command The sight of the shelves of a supermarket groaning with super-abunance of food induces either nauseous revulsion or helpless dithering.

Tropical bats spend their entire time flying into obstacles with a horrible thudding noise. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I may make my class read it. I have read this book 4 times. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Trivia About The Innocent Anth To see what rl friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. They plan a large role in the demonology of the subject, beside self-righteous administrators and exploitative colonials. The words used make it easy to read and the content is fascinating.

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They did this by offering it to a dog to lick out. As the son of an anthropologist I found this an excellent account on what it is to be an anthropologist doing his mythical ‘field work”. Refresh and try again. And in trying physical conditions, when people have absolutely no idea about what you are doing, it’s even more difficult. Lyrie rated it it was fl Sep 24, This, A nice little ethnography of the Dowayo people of western Africa written by a very dryly hilarious Brit.

On my very first visit to a Dowayo beer party, this was put severely to the test.

This, also, was not a success. Had me in stitches laughing the whole time. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: They responded to treatment, however. From there onwards Barley shares his embarrassing situations, his frequent faux incente, and misunderstandings.