Africanizing Anthropology: Fieldwork, Networks, and the Making of Cultural Knowledge in Central Africa

Africanizing Anthropology: Fieldwork, Networks, and the Making of Cultural Knowledge in Central Africa

by Lyn Schumaker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822326731
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Publication date: 07/12/2001
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lyn Schumaker is Wellcome Research Lecturer at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Manchester.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. “The Water Follows the Stream”


2. Contexts and Chronologies

3. Archetypal Experiences

4. The Laboratory in the Field

5. “A Lady and an American”

6. Atop the Central African Volcano

7. Africanizing Anthropology

8. The Culture of Fieldwork

Epilogue

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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