Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography

Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography

by James Clifford
     
 
"Humanists and social scientists alike will profit from reflection on the efforts of the contributors to reimagine anthropology in terms, not only of methodology, but also of politics, ethics, and historical relevance. Every discipline in the human and social sciences could use such a book."-Hayden White, author of Metahistory

Overview

"Humanists and social scientists alike will profit from reflection on the efforts of the contributors to reimagine anthropology in terms, not only of methodology, but also of politics, ethics, and historical relevance. Every discipline in the human and social sciences could use such a book."-Hayden White, author of Metahistory

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520056527
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/28/1986
Pages:
345

Meet the Author

James Clifford is Professor, History of Consciousness Department, at the University of California, Santa Cruz. George E. Marcus is Chancellor's Professor, Department of Anthropology, at the University of California, Irvine.

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