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Being There

Learning to Live Cross-Culturally

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PAPERBACK

$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674049277

Publication Date: 09/19/2011

Academic Trade

272 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Preface [Melvin Konner]
  • Introduction: Becoming Human [Sarah H. Davis]
  • 1. A Kind of Kinship [Lila Abu-Lughod]
  • 2. Saints and Outcasts: La Negrita and the Accidental Catholic [Russell Leigh Sharman]
  • 3. Mad to Be Modern [Alma Gottlieb and Philip Graham]
  • 4. The Evil Eye of the Anthropologist [Ruth Behar]
  • 5. Two Women [Melvin Konner]
  • 6. Graça [Jessica Gregg]
  • 7. Insult and Danger: Anthropology among Navajos, Montenegrin Serbs, and Wild Chimpanzees [Chris Boehm]
  • 8. Shame and Making Truth: The Social Repairs of Ethnographic Blunders [M. Cameron Hay]
  • 9. Far from Home, and Being Gnawed on by a Vervet [Melissa Fay Greene]
  • 10. Time Travel [Robert Shore and Bradd Shore]
  • 11. Prostitutes with Honor: A Researcher with Shame [Louise Brown]
  • 12. A Widening Circle: Family, Collaboration, and Lifelong Ethnography in Canyon de Chelly [Jeanne Simonelli]
  • 13. Japanese Ghosts Don’t Have Feet [Liza Dalby]
  • 14. Field Relations, Field Betrayals [John C. Wood]
  • 15. My Family’s Honor [Sarah H. Davis]
  • 16. Return to Nisa [Marjorie Shostak]
  • Contributors

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