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Anthropology and the Expeditionary Imaginary:An Introduction to the Volume

Thomas, Martin

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The origins of anthropology lie in expeditionary journeys. But since the rise of immersive fieldwork, usually by a sole investigator, the older tradition of team-based social research has been largely eclipsed. Expeditionary Anthropology argues that expeditions have much to tell us about anthropologists and the people they studied. The book charts the diversity of anthropological expeditions and analyzes the often passionate arguments they provoked. Drawing on recent developments in gender...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159394

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