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Unformatted text preview: Anthropology on Trial; how can modern anthropologists be so hard on Margaret Meads work in New Guinea? I was surprised to see how so many anthropologists had taken offense to her work. I think that a better approach would be to appreciate her research and add additional information with the findings of new emerging anthropologists. I understood the natives standing up for their communities, but there should be an understanding that an anthropologists fieldwork is not timeless. Communities change and evolve new traditions and anthropologists grow and may rethink some judgments they have made in the past....
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2011 for the course ANTH 263 at USC.