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El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (2 star ratings)
The perfect antidote to the pretentious, arid novel I just finished reading which so many people on Goodreads raved about Though, it didn’t change my mind about going for archaeology haha. It is funny, educational, inspirational and exactly what I need when I’m feeling a bit lost. Great, realistic and self-aware perspective about academic anthropology and field work in Cameroon, and so recognizably Cameroon!
Karolina rated it it was ok Mar 04, Hilarious at times too. Il finira par comprendre que l’objet d’observation, en fait, c’est lui.
El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (5 star ratings)
But instead it’s a chaotic journey where what they came for is very often a husk of meaning and the trials and tribulations they face turn out to be more significant than sticking with the focus they started antropolkgo with. Por ejemplo, Barley descubre un nido de escorpiones en su choza y sale chillando y agitando los brazos en dowayo inofente “bestias de fuego, bestias de fuego!
No creo que hubiese sido capaz de resistirlo. I suppose I’ve changed obviously the book didn’t. Instead he is able to be self-deprecating and humorous in a inocents that few anthropologists are. While the details might not match, the “feel” certainly will. I’ve never really known much about anthropology, but I respect the profession a lot more after reading this memoir.
The Innocent Anthropologist 2 books. At times I was unsure if I find the descriptions of Barley’s life in Cameroon racist or at least stereotyping.
El antropólogo inocente
Sandra rated it it was ok Jul 01, There was nothing to be done; I drained it and gasped out my enjoyment. Hay una Un libro sencillamente genial. The only intellectually respectable response to a tin rattled in one’s face by someone collecting for missionary work is a reasoned refutation of ep whole concept of missionary interference People who have been certain that they possess advanced knowledge because of their correct, advanced culture only to have that certainty shaken will recognize Barley’s bewilderment when things take place that support Dowayo culture or what most Westerners would call Dowayo superstition rather than Western garley for example, when a local rainchief is successful at making it rain on command Defintivamente te hace ver el mundo desde otra perspectiva.
Anyone who has spent any kind of time dealing with the bureaucracy of visas and international research or who has tried to make inpcente sense of a foreign culture will recognize Barley’s frustration a frustration he portrays in a hilarious simplicity.
Learning a little about Cameroon was an added bonus. On my very first visit to a Dowayo beer party, this was put severely to the test.
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Return to Book Page. Nix rated it it was ok Sep 29, Refresh and try again. Ijocente has a wittiness that reminds me, oddly enough, of the way that Hugh Grant’s characters antropllogo poke fun at themselves in movies. Learn more about Amazon Prime. They did this by offering it to a dog to lick out. The author, with a mild case of Malaria returns to his hut in the village – with the holes in the roof.
Enlighting about life in West Antropo,ogo as well as about the cultural and personal shock the westerner feels when living among West Africans. It loved his dry British humor, his mockery of his own profession, and the endless stories which seem universally African. As an anthropologist myself, I related to almost everything here. Yes, definitely I’ve changed my idea of humor. Nigel Barley isn’t sure he wants to do actual inlcente as an anthropologist, but since it seems to be e, and he’s got nothing else particularly interesting to do, he goes to Africa to study the culture of the Dawayo people.
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