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Money: Ethnographic Encounters - Allison Truitt, Stefan Senders
Money: Ethnographic Encounters
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Through vivid fieldwork accounts anthropologists explore the ways money has influenced their perceptions and understandings of culture. These accounts raise critical questions. How do anthropologists come to know another culture through ordinary yet unexpected experiences with money? How is... show more
Through vivid fieldwork accounts anthropologists explore the ways money has influenced their perceptions and understandings of culture. These accounts raise critical questions. How do anthropologists come to know another culture through ordinary yet unexpected experiences with money? How is anthropological knowledge produced through these interactions? This book offers students, teachers, and researchers the opportunity to consider the work of anthropology through vigorous narrative. It also includes a Guide to Further Reading for students. With stories of fieldwork in such varied sites as Vietnam, Ghana, China, and Malawi, Money is ideal for all students of anthropology.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781845207502 (1845207505)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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5.0 Money: Ethnographic Encounters
I would say 4.5 stars; I didn't LOVE it but it was quite good.This is a collection of essays that are personal narratives of anthropologists, dealing with money in their fieldwork. It's not that they were studying money, but rather an examination of what money was able to do for them, or how it got ...
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