Fieldnotes: The Makings of Anthropology available in Hardcover
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- Cornell University Press
Thirteen distinguished anthropologists describe how they create and use the unique forms of writing they produce in the field. They also discuss the fieldnotes of seminal figuresFrank Cushing, Franz Boas, W. H. R. Rivers, Bronislaw Malinowski, and Margaret Meadand analyze field writings in relation to other types of texts, especially ethnographies. Unique in conception, this volume contributes importantly to current debates on writing, texts, and reflexivity in anthropology.
About the Author
Roger Sanjek is a J. I. Staley Prize winner, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow, and the author of The Future of Us All: Race and Neighborhood Politics in New York City (published by Cornell University Press), Gray Panthers, and Ethnography in Today's World:Color Full Before Color Blind; the editor of Fieldnotes: The Makings of Anthropology (published by Cornell) and the coeditor (with Steven Gregory) of Race, and the series editor of The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues, published by Cornell.