The Innocent Anthropologist – Notes from a Mud Hut.


Studying a little–known tribe in the Cameroons was the author;s first experience in fieldwork–and very nearly his last. He set up home in a mud hut in order to study the customs and beliefs of the Dowayo people.He knew how fieldwork should be conducted. but, as he rapidly discovered, the theory did not take into account the elusive nature of the Dowayo society, which refused to conform to the rules He spent 5 years in Africa during which he experienced, all of the hardships, boredom, disaster, illness and hostility.

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Pictorial card covers, with some slight creasing to corners. Size 8×5 pp191,small map in prelims. Hinges strong, binding firm, textblock clean throughout, with some general light brownning, a nice clean copy,for what it is.An interesting book.


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