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And obviously other readers also found it screamingly funny. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – barleh Kindle device required. Great, realistic and self-aware perspective about academic anthropology and field work in Cameroon, and so recognizably Cameroon!
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Gives a great impression of what field work for an ethnographer in the ‘s? Great because he manages to simultaneously a take nobody, including himself, too seriously, b convey a ton of ethnographic information, and c be funny.
This is an excellent book giving an honest account of how fieldwork often doesn’t go as planned. Seizing a calabash, they proceeded to wash it out in deference to my exotic sensibilities. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.
Liabeth rated it it was ok Dec 16, Defintivamente te hace ver el mundo desde otra perspectiva. In selecting a location, Barley had narrowed it down to Portuguese Timor, until just as the academic side of things were getting underway, a civil war broke out.
Izzy rated it it was ok Apr 09, Probablemente la anteopologo palabra que pronuncia es pardillo en dowayo, pero nunca lo sabremos.
Much contemporary anthropology is dreadfully written and seems to be more aimed at appealing academics rather than students or the public. Published January 11th by Editorial Anagrama first published Finally his travels to Cameroon begin.
El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (2 star ratings)
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Books by Nigel Barley. And the wonderful self-deprecation of the author will keep you in stitches the whole way through.
It is all false. Seizing a calabash, they proceeded to wash it out in deference to my exotic sensibilities. Since most of ethnography is confusion, frustration, illness and loneliness, this is very entertaining. Cami rated it it was ok Mar 13, And it is angropologo funny. It licked the calabash with relish. But instead it’s a chaotic journey where what they came for is very often a husk of meaning and the trials and tribulations they face turn out antrolologo be more significant than sticking with the focus they started out with.
Javier rated it it was ok Feb 14, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The author, with a mild case of Malaria returns to his hut in the village – with the holes in the roof.
Por ejemplo, Barley descubre un nido de escorpiones en su choza y sale chillando y agitando los brazos en dowayo aproximativo “bestias de fuego, bestias de inoente If you would like to read an honest and sometimes amusing account of doing field work, you could do far worse than get hold of this book.
Books by Nigel Barley. I have read this book 4 times. Want to Read saving…. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. You find yourself discussing the things that seem important to your friends with the same detached seriousness that you used to discuss witchcraft with antropologi villagers. Surprisingly funny, interesting and an easy read.
At times I was unsure if I find the descriptions of Barley’s life in Cameroon racist or at least stereotyping. Barley — who survived boredom, disaster, illness and hostility — gives a wonderfully irreverent introduction to the life of a social anthropologist which nevertheless makes inspiring readi9ng. It licked the calabash with relish.
El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (4 star ratings)
I fed them on rice and oatmeal, which Dowayos who never feed them at all found a huge extravagance. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. As my own ‘piece of equipment essential for the field’ I would strongly recommend a tennis racket; it is devastatingly effective in clearing a room of bats. This is an utterly hilarious account of an anthropologist going off into his first field assignment in Cameroon.
The perfect antidote to the pretentious, arid novel I just finished reading which so many people on Goodreads raved about East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Well it is still funny, but not in the same way or intensity as I remembered it. Once he gets through the urban bureaucracy, though, I liked the way he honestly sets out the basic problem of field workyou aren’t sure what you are doing, you aren’t sure where you need to go next, and you wonder if anything you’re doing is meaningful.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Some of the best, most honest, most powerful and moving story-telling is to be found in non-fiction, like this book by Nigel Barley, who as a young lecturer in anthropology traveled to Africa to spend 18 months doing fieldwork among the Dowayo in northern Cameroon.
Return to Book Page. Barley lays bare the fairly selfish and sometimes wrong-headed motivations of anthropologists from the beginning of the book, but his fieldwork is clearly thorough and complete.
Lists with This Book. A rare 5 stars to me.