10 14 2011

10 14 2011 - Ethnography & Theses ethnography -...

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ethnography - cultural anthropology - - late 1800s --> first generation of anthropologists- information- different times e.g. missionary, administrative writings- XX long term field work World War I - Malinowski - - - > classic anthropology- collecting information - family pattersn, religious beliefs, economic organizations - “ well rounded” - - studied in England - - - Trobriand Islands-- WWII - Allied Powers-- part of Axises :( - found that long term field work essential- understand the deepest levels of culture - - intricacies - interesting--- e.g. sexuality - - - from his work---> being a really good anthropologist more and more anthropology- this kind of field work early ethnography - today “ ethnographic realism” = genre- aim of early ethnographers- actual, scientific ac- counts - fair number of posing questions- quantify - tend to take one portion of account- stand for a big generalization about one culture - e.g. early anthropology- Shian people - Native American groups- had same cultural
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course ANTH 1 taught by Professor Kindon during the Fall '05 term at UCSD.

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