Writing culture : the poetics and politics of ethnography /

Corporate Author: School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.)
Other Authors: Clifford, James, 1945-, Marcus, George E., 1943-, Fortun, Kim.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [2010], c1986.
Edition: 25th anniversary ed. /
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Partial truths / James Clifford
  • Fieldwork in common places / Mary Louise Pratt
  • Hermes' dilemma : the masking of subversion in ethnographic description / Vincent Crapanzano
  • From the door of his tent : the fieldworker and the inquisitor / Renato Rosaldo
  • On ethnographic allegory / James Clifford
  • Post-modern ethnography : from document of the occult to occult document / Stephen A. Tyler
  • The concept of cultural translation in British social anthropology / Talal Asad
  • Contemporary problems of ethnography in the modern world system / George E. Marcus
  • Ethnicity and the post-modern arts of memory / Michael M.J. Fischer
  • Representations are social facts : modernity and post-modernity in anthropology / Paul Rabinow
  • Afterword: Ethnographic writing and anthropological careers / George E. Marcus.

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