RL E: Anthropology And Ethnography: The Observation Of Savage Peoples (Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology And Ethnography)

Authors: Joseph-Marie Degerando
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: peoples, routledge, savage, observation, ethnography, anthropology
Pages: 144
Published: 2004-04-30
Language: English
Category: Social Sciences, Nonfiction,
ISBN-10: 0415330629     ISBN-13: 9780415330626
Binding: Hardcover (Reprint)
List Price: 195.00 USD
All the major techniques of inquiry which anthropology students now take for granted were first set out in this book.
In 1800 Degerando wrote these Considerations on the Various Methods to Follow in the Observation of Savage Peoples as a memoir to serve as guidance to the members of the Societe des Observateurs de l'Homme in an impending expedition to Australia.
Degerando's originality lies in his recognizing and stating that the observations of previous explorers were casual and superficial. The advice to the members of the expedition listed topics about which observations should be made and how they should be made.
First published in 1969.


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