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The perfect antidote to the pretentious, arid novel I just finished reading which so many people on Goodreads raved about The great dishonesty lies in exporting to the Third World systems of thought that the West itself has largely discarded. 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. A rare 5 stars to me.

A humorous yet touching account of the trials and tribulations of an anthropologist’s first time in the “bush. It is all false.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Not only is it the way to know a particular place and culture in depth, but it helps you to understand how all those other works lining the shelves of college libraries were brought to fruition.


Seizing a calabash, they proceeded to wash it out in deference to my exotic sensibilities. I first read it years ago, I think while I was doing my undergrad work in Anthropology.

Hilarious account of anthropologist Nigel Barley’s 18 months with the deeply peculiar Dowayo tribe in Cameroon.

Helen Meads rated it it was ok Jul 11, The book is laugh-out-loud funny, but underneath it asks serious questions about the field of anthropology. He also shares, in a simple form the experiences while undertaking his research. Other books in the series. It licked the calabash with relish.

El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (5 star ratings)

Karolina rated it it was ok Mar 04, Gives a great impression of what field work for an ethnographer in the ‘s? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I absolutely adored this book and recommend it to anyone who has spent time in Africa. It licked the calabash with relish.

El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (2 star ratings)

Pastor Brown had taken the time to tell me that bats carried rabies. Kindle Editionpages. Other researchers will rejoice in and understand Barley’s excitement and near giddiness at his scientific breakthroughs.


They occupied a large space in my fevered fantasies. As well as the amusing interactions, it seems the author is just prone to complications and ‘incidents’. My graduate school mentor gave me this book years ago after she read it, and I’m upset it took me this long to read it!

Temporada de huracanes Spanish Edition. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Everyone regarded me, beaming expectantly. This, A nice little ethnography of the Dowayo people of western Africa written by a very dryly hilarious Brit. If you thought “anthopology” sounds like a boring subject, read this one and laugh out loud.

Il finira par comprendre que l’objet d’observation, en fait, c’est lui. Other books in the series.

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Return to Book Page. They did this by offering it to a dog to lick out. Esteban rated it it was ok Jul 14,