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Asking and Listening: Ethnography as Personal Adaptation

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Giving readers the capacity to include ethnography in their own experience! Asking and Listening is the first book to trace the changing ways in which human beings have learned to look at "the Others Beyond the Gate" with their strange languages and stranger customs. Not a history of ethnography so much as a chronicle of its uses and potentials, Asking and Listening examin ...more
Paperback, 107 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Waveland Press
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Brent
Jun 20, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: cultural-study
This was the first book I read in Anthropology 101, an amazing class. It's an introduction to the methodology of cultural anthropology, ethnography; but for me it was an introduction to cultural relativism. Looking back it's hard to figure out the order of things, maybe it's because it all happened at once.

Reading this book was like seeing the truth that I just needed to hear. It was like I already knew it all; it just made sense. Maybe I was drawn to the class because I could feel I was ready f
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Javier
Dec 25, 2009 rated it liked it
I had just finished reading No Anthropology: The Case for American Greatness and I thought I would get the other side of things. You know, teach the controversy and all that.

Bottom-line: I'm siding with GOD
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