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Casting around again, he settled on a little known group of mountain pagans in Northern Cameroon – the Dowayos. Dowayo dogs are not beautiful at the best of times; this one was particularly loathsome, emaciated, open wounds on its ears where flies feasted, huge distended ticks hanging from its belly. Barley — “Studying a inocete tribe in the Cameroons was the author’s first experience in fieldwork — and very nearly his last. Truly an enjoyable read and I look forward to Nigel Barley’s other writings Open Preview See a Problem?

El antropólogo inocente

Want to Read saving…. Entre ellos y nosotros hay un par de diferencias culturales: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It wasn’t necessary to seek out the Dowayo in northern Cameroon. His descriptions are indeed innocent but insightful. Great because he manages to simultaneously a take nobody, including himself, too seriously, antropolofo convey a ton of ethnographic information, and c be funny.

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

Very amusing piece of work. English Choose a language for shopping. I would either go three times round the store and give up the attempt to decide, or buy vast quantities of the most luxurious goods and whimper with the terror that they would be snatched from me.


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Dowayo dogs are not beautiful at the best of times; this one was particularly loathsome, emaciated, open wounds on its ears where flies feasted, huge distended ticks hanging from its belly.

Trivia About The Innocent Anth As my own ‘piece of equipment essential for the field’ I would strongly recommend a tennis racket: Open Preview See a Problem? Karolina rated it it was ok Mar 04, I’ve never really known much about anthropology, but I respect the profession a lot more after reading this memoir.

When you place your order through Biblio, the seller will ship it directly to you. Por saber, que no quede. Though, it didn’t change my mind about going for archaeology haha.

Which makes me nervous about what I’ll like and not like in another 20 years or so. Minor shelf wear, slight creasing to wraps, binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. 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”.

Learning a little about Cameroon was an added bonus. Probablemente la siguiente palabra que pronuncia es pardillo en dowayo, pero nunca lo sabremos. There was nothing to be done; I drained it and gasped out my enjoyment.

El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (2 star ratings)

If you are looking to read anything about ethnography or anthropology that it’s not a proper textbook, then you should start with this one. Please try again later. Dowayo chickens, on the whole, are scrawny, wretched things; eating them is rather like eating an Airfix model of a Tiger Moth. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. My intro book to anthropology. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


June Barbrey rated it it was ok Apr 29, Although I expect he could have included more detailed information by maintaining an academic tone and avoiding tales of his own exploits and mishaps, this is much more accessible for its chatty—and rather Britishly fatalistic—tone.

Five stars – worth seeking out, if you like this type of thing. This is an excellent book giving an honest account of how fieldwork often doesn’t go as planned.

I have experienced many of his African village moments, but could never put it to words in the same humorous way. My graduate school mentor gave me this book years ago after she read it, and I’m upset it took me this long to read it!

It is all false. Kerstin rated it it was ok Jan 09, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. I fed them on rice and oatmeal, which Dowayos who never feed them at all found a huge extravagance.