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Unformatted text preview: dilemma of how are you affecting the people you are visiting theory is something to be built upon and changed the organization of a culture is its skeleton and daily life are the flesh and blood, the spirit is the motives, feelings, and opinions****spirit is the hardest thing to capture criticize anthropology for not having a scientific way of taking data , but goes on to say that too much scientific data misses out on the spirit of the natives-good ethnologist can do both***important to embrace the language wanted to challenge the idea of psychological universals culture fits biological and psychological needs Goal-follow avenues 1) use concrete statistical documentation 2) detailed observation and ethnological diary to capture the imponderabilia 3) keep a collection of ethnographic relations-folklore conversations, etc. EXTREMELY EMIC Anthropology today Kula ring-red shell disk necklace-traded in clockwise direction, white shells counterclockwise...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course ANTH 300 taught by Professor V during the Fall '11 term at Saint Louis.
- Fall '11