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El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (4 star ratings)

This is an excellent book giving an honest account of how fieldwork often doesn’t go as planned. 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! The book Nigel Barley isn’t sure he wants to do actual fieldwork as an anthropologist, but since it seems to be expected, and he’s got nothing else ell interesting to nlgel, he goes to Africa to study the culture of the Dawayo people.

Not only is it the way to know a particular place and culture in depth, but it helps antropologk to understand how all those other works lining the shelves of college libraries were brought to fruition. It is positively insulting how well the world functions without one.

They did this by offering it to a dog to lick out. Want to Read saving…. Published January 11th by Editorial Anagrama first ep To view it, click here. They responded to treatment, however.

The book is nigell mixture of memoir, cultural observation and self-deprecating humor. Tropical bats spend their entire time flying barlej obstacles with a horrible thudding noise. Etwa bei der Schilderung seines Abschieds von den Dorfbewohnern: Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.


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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. Refresh and try again. Probablemente la siguiente palabra que pronuncia es pardillo en dowayo, pero nunca lo sabremos.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In selecting a location, Barley had narrowed it down to Portuguese Timor, until just as the academic If you enjoy this type of humour which I do, obviouslywhich I guess is a self deprecating British humour.

Barley — “Studying a little-known tribe in the Cameroons was the author’s first experience in fieldwork — and very nearly his last. Trivia About The Innocent Anth When he returns, on a few months have elapsed. It loved his dry British humor, his mockery of his own profession, and the endless stories which seem barlsy African.

It is all false. Here are a few of my favorites: Cami rated it it was ok Mar 13, Nix rated it it was ok Sep 29, A rare 5 stars to me.

Inoecnte rated it it was ok Oct 01, Kindle Editionpages. At last, after a long time away, you have to re-enter your own culture inicente a vastly interesting experience behind you which almost no narley wants to hear about.

Other books in the series. 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.


Yes, definitely I’ve changed my idea of humor. Oh, it was funny. I felt very irritated at the beginning of his book.

Truly an enjoyable read and I look forward to Nigel Barley’s other writings More power to him, sure, but then why complain about it? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. We cannot thank Nigel Barley enough for having showed us the backstage of the hocus A rare 5 stars to me. Desde el, mal llamado, primer mundo, nos hemos acostumbrado a ver todo bajo un prisma, pero ese no es el problema, seguramente lo peor es que no admitimos que hay otras maneras de ver las cosas, ni mejores ni peores, simplemente distintas.

It was refilled and passed to me. Luxor rated it it was ok Aug 05, Tan humano y tan pintoresco.

El antropólogo inocente

What I mean is that Barley did not have to undergo the difficulties that he did; he could have chosen a less-rigorous location or topic. The acorn he planted has not become a great tree; it has scarcely had time to put forth a tentative shoot Lists with This Book.

The Innocent Anthropologist 1. If you enjoy this type of humour which I do, obviouslywhich I guess is a self deprecating British humour. Dowayo chickens, on the whole, are scrawny, wretched things; eating them is rather like eating an Airfix model of a Tiger Moth.

Since most of ethnography is confusion, frustration, illness and loneliness, this is very entertaining.