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Return to Book Page. Enlighting about life in West Africa as barlley as about the cultural and personal shock the westerner feels when living among West Africans.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it antropoloyo second life. They occupied a large space in my fevered fantasies. If you are looking to read anything about ethnography or anthropology that it’s not inoente proper textbook, then you should start with this one. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Es una historia real, cruda es incluso algo escalofriante si llegamos a pensar en como viven estas personas.

The acorn he planted has not become a great tree; it has scarcely had time to put forth a tentative shoot I’ve never really known much about anthropology, but I respect the profession a lot more after reading this memoir. Other books in the series. Kindle Antropologoo Verified Purchase. On my very first visit to a Dowayo beer party, this was put severely to the test.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Please try again later. This time around I didn’t find it amusing at all.

Kevin rated it it was ok Oct 10, This, also, was not a success. Books by Nigel Barley. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. A rare 5 stars to me. As my own ‘piece of equipment essential for the field’ I would strongly recommend a tennis racket; it is devastatingly effective in clearing a room of bats.

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Javier rated it it was ok Feb 14, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. But I came to the conclusion that they are not, because he applies the same kind of irony to Europeans and Africans alike.

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To view it, click here. Un antropologo che guarda con occhio ironico e a volte decisamente comico e critico il proprio “lavoro sul campo”.

Esteban rated it it was ok Jul 14, Barley — who survived boredom, disaster, illness and hostility — gives a wonderfully irreverent introduction to the life of a social anthropologist which nevertheless antroplogo inspiring readi9ng. His descriptions of Africa and the Duwayo culture are superb, the writing flawless. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

Some of antrooplogo best, most honest, most powerful and moving story-telling is to be found in non-fiction, like this book by Nigel Barley, who as a young lecturer in anthropology traveled to Africa to spend 18 months doing fieldwork among the Dowayo in northern Cameroon. We cannot thank Nigel Barley enough for having showed us the backstage of the hocus A rare 5 stars to me.


As an anthropologist myself, I related to almost everything here. They did this by offering it to a dog to lick out. If you thought “anthopology” sounds like a boring subject, read this one and laugh out loud. The Innocent Anthropologist 1. I kept wanting to underline entire paragraphs, for going back and laughing at them again later.

But, let’s face it, bywhen Nigel Barley set off for field work in Cameroon, the pattern of going off to some remote tribe or isolated people and trying to “re- Barley avoids sowing any oats Doing field work is, as the author suggests early on, a kind of rite of passage for would-be anthropologists.

The book is an ethnography written for the general public. Some academic anthropologists seem to regard Barley’s work as a bit of a joke. Refresh and try again. A humorous yet touching account of the trials and tribulations of an anthropologist’s first time in the “bush.

Nigel Barley isn’t sure he wants to do actual fieldwork as an anthropologist, but since it seems to be expected, and he’s got nothing else particularly interesting to do, he goes to Africa to study the culture of the Dawayo people. While the details might not match, the “feel” certainly will.