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El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (4 star ratings)

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. This is an excellent book giving an honest account of migel fieldwork often doesn’t go as planned.

Not only is it the way to know a particular place and culture in depth, but nugel helps you to understand how all those other works lining the shelves of college libraries were brought to fruition. Books by Nigel Barley.

But, OK, he did choose them. Except they’re too young in the field to get the professional jokes. Desde el, mal llamado, primer mundo, nos hemos acostumbrado a ver todo bajo un prisma, pero ese no es el problema, seguramente lo peor es que no admitimos que hay otras maneras de ver las cosas, ni mejores ni peores, simplemente distintas.

Barkey olvidarme de este libro!!! This book is not yet featured on Listopia. While the details might not match, the “feel” certainly will.

As my own ‘piece of equipment essential for the field’ I would strongly recommend a tennis racket: 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.


As a physical anthropologist myself going to Eastern Nigek this summer I found it particularly special. I’ve never really known much about anthropology, but I respect the profession a lot more after reading this memoir. It was refilled and passed to me.

Izzy rated it it was ok Apr 09, Defintivamente te hace ver el mundo desde otra perspectiva.

Five stars – worth seeking out, if you like this type of thing. Tropical bats spend their entire time flying into obstacles with a horrible thudding noise.

Esteban rated it it was ok Jul 14, Anyone who has laid in an uncomfortable bed in a hut in a strange country wondering if they’ll survive the next bout of diarrhea and vomiting will recognize Barley’s misery as a result of local food and medical treatments.

In turn, their concerns may seem extremely small and prosaic to you. Trivia About The Innocent Anth Casting around again, he settled on a little known group of mountain pagans in Northern Cameroon – the Dowayos.

El antropólogo inocente

It is funny, educational, inspirational and exactly what I need when I’m feeling a bit lost. Very amusing piece of work. 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.

Interesting and fun to read. The book is an ethnography written for the general public. The result of this lack of fit is a brooding sense of insecurity only heightened antripologo the vast numbers of rushing white people you meet everywhere.

Mainly because of how much it made me think about my own environment. Antropolobo settles on spending 18 months with the Dowayo of Cameroon in western Africa. Barley lays bare the fairly selfish and sometimes wrong-headed motivations inocnete anthropologists from the beginning of the book, but his fieldwork is clearly thorough and complete.


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I had made an early inocetne decision to drink the native beer despite the undoubted horrors of the process of fabrication. A nice little ethnography of the Dowayo people of western Africa written by a very dryly hilarious Brit. Wie wird es ihm baley Afrika ergehen? Cognac Legion rated it it was ok Aug 13, The book is a mixture of memoir, cultural observation and self-deprecating humor. Want to Read saving…. Trivia About The Innocent Anth This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (5 star ratings)

Karolina rated it it was ok Mar 04, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It’s such a great book to get you fall in love with anthropology. Want to Read saving…. Oh, it was funny. And the wonderful self-deprecation of the author will keep you in stitches the whole way through. Il finira par comprendre que l’objet bafley, en fait, c’est lui. You find yourself discussing the things that seem important to your friends with the same detached seriousness that you used to discuss witchcraft with your villagers.