El antropólogo inocente has ratings and reviews. Samue l said: Salí del despacho dando trapiés, mareado de incredulidad. Así debió de sentirse. El antropólogo inocente has ratings and reviews. Tittirossa said: Un antropologo che guarda con occhio ironico (e a volte decisamente comico) e. Available now at – ISBN: – Soft cover – Anagrama – – Book Condition: New.

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Desde el, mal llamado, primer mundo, nos hemos acostumbrado a ver todo bajo un prisma, pero ese no es el problema, seguramente lo peor es que no admitimos que hay otras maneras de ver las cosas, ni mejores ni ioncente, simplemente distintas.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The great dishonesty lies in exporting to the Third World systems of thought that the West itself has largely discarded.

El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (5 star ratings)

What I mean is that Barley did not have to undergo the difficulties that he did; he could have chosen a less-rigorous location iocente topic. Add to want list. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Cami rated it it was ok Mar 13, It was refilled and passed to me. Not only is it the way to know a particular place and culture in depth, but it helps you to understand how all those other works lining the shelves of college libraries were brought to fruition.

9788433925183 – El antropologo inocente (Spanish Edition) by NIGEL BARLEY

It is funny, educational, inspirational and exactly what I need when I’m feeling a bit lost. If you enjoy this type of humour which I do, obviouslywhich I guess is a self deprecating British humour. Izzy rated it it was ok Apr 09, The only intellectually respectable response to a tin rattled in one’s face by someone collecting for missionary antgopologo is a reasoned refutation of the whole concept of missionary interference Kerstin rated it it was ok Jan 09, Much contemporary anthropology is dreadfully written and seems to be more aimed at appealing academics rather than students or the public.


I had made an early policy decision to drink the inocenge beer despite the undoubted horrors of the process of fabrication. Published January 11th by Editorial Anagrama first published Friends continue to collect matching French saucepans. The book is an ethnography written for the general public.

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But in that case, you won’t write a very readable book. 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 culture for example, when a local rainchief is successful at making it rain on command The Innocent Anthropologist 2 books.

Text is in Spanish. You find yourself discussing the things that seem important to your friends with the same detached seriousness that you used to discuss witchcraft with your villagers.

No white man, at this time, had ever been known to touch beer.

El Antropologo Inocente Nigel Barley. I think the best part of the whole thing was his comment on getting language slightly wrong and saying very politely to an honorable woman, “Hi, so nice to see you, you cuXX. Return to Book Page. Want to Read saving…. Other researchers will rejoice in and understand Barley’s excitement and near giddiness at his scientific breakthroughs. The author, Nigel Barley, is a British anthropologist who decides that in order to have true anthropology street cred, he needs to do some fieldwork.


The sight of the shelves of a supermarket groaning with super-abunance of food induces either nauseous revulsion or helpless dithering. The book Nigel Barley isn’t sure he wants to do actual fieldwork as an anthropologist, but since it seems to be expected, and he’s got nothing else particularly interesting to do, he goes to Africa to study the culture of the Dawayo people. Inenarrable la escena en el dentista o los diferentes encuentros con la burocracia africana.

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Want to Read saving…. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Dana D rated it it was ok Mar 30, Anrtopologo Anagrama; 31 edition January 11, Publication Date: Learning a little about Cameroon was an added bonus.

The Innocent Anthropologist 1. Only his closest friends have noticed he has been away at all Dowayo chickens, on the whole, are scrawny, wretched things; eating them is rather like eating an Airfix model of a Tiger Moth. It was refilled and passed to me.

– El antropologo inocente (Spanish Edition) by NIGEL BARLEY

Sandra rated it it was ok Jul 01, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Barley lays bare the fairly selfish and sometimes wrong-headed motivations of anthropologists from the beginning of the book, but his fieldwork is clearly thorough and complete. Product details File Size: Will definitely pull this book out again for stress relief, especially on rough African days One day, they began to lay.

Truly an enjoyable read and I look forward to Nigel Barley’s other writings