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History of ethnography

Howard S. Becker

History of ethnography

by Howard S. Becker

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesHistory of the social survey.
Statementspeakers Howard S. Becker and Martyn Hammersley, (and), History of the socialsurvey / speakers Michael Wilson, Leslie Kish and Donald Campbell.
SeriesResearch methods in education and the social sciences, DE304 03-04
ContributionsHammersley, Martyn., Wilson, Michael., Kish, Leslie., Campbell, Donald.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20712303M

This book is a new introduction to the history and practice of economic anthropology by two leading authors in the field. They show that anthropologists have contributed to understanding the three great questions of modern economic history: development, socialism and one-world capitalism. The book is intended for ethnographers wanting to incorporate the visual into their work as well as for photographers and video makers seeking an understanding of ethnography. It is this duality of purpose that is the book's strength and its weakness, which I discuss in the final comment section of Author: Laurie Mullen.

Ethnography familiarizes readers with ethnographic research and writing traditions through detailed discussions of ethnography's history, exploratory design, representational conventions, and standards of evaluation. Responding to the proliferation of ethnography both within and outside of academia, in this book, Anthony Kwame Harrison grounds ethnographic practices within the anthropological. The book is beautifully and extensively illustrated with maps, portraits, photographs of Beothuk artifacts, burial sites, and camps, and a set of drawings by Shanawdithit". (Indians of North America, Beothuk Indians, Colonization, Ethnography, History--Canada, Indians of N.A., Indigenous Peoples--Canada, Settlement--Canada).

The essays written in this book span over twenty five years, and also become an annotated addition and commentary on other works by Dirks. So, it is a kind of history and an auto-ethnography of Dirks. Fictions Of Feminist Ethnography. In this Book. Additional Information. the author employs the narrative strategies of history, fiction, autobiography and biography, deconstruction, and postcolonial discourse to reveal the fictions of ethnography and the ethnography in fiction. Clearly and forcefully written, this book should be of.


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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press; 1st edition (June 2, ) Language: English ISBN X ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 8 customer ratings Cited by: Renaissance History of ethnography book and the Invention of the Human: New Worlds, Maps and Monsters (Cambridge Social and Cultural Histories).

Part of the Teaching Writing book series (WRIT) Abstract Once largely the purview of anthropologists and sociologists, researchers in other disciplines have taken up ethnographic methods to delve into a variety of social groups and by: 1.

Harry Wolcott, one of anthropology's leading writers on ethnographic methods, here addresses the nature of the ethnographic enterprise itself.

Tracing its development from its disciplinary origins in sociology and anthropology, he helps the reader understand what is distinctive about ethnography and what it means to conduct research in the ethnographic tradition.

A state-of-the-art reference on educational ethnography edited by leading journal editors This book brings an international group of writers together to offer an authoritative state-of-the-art review of, and critical History of ethnography book on, educational ethnography as it is being theorized and practiced todayfrom rural and remote settings to virtual and visual posts.

It provides a definitive reference. The ethnography, the book, was also called a description of the culture of the community, although the culture focus was more characteristic of work in the USA than in Europe.

This straightforward definition of ethnography must be understood in its historical context. Ethnography, the writing of culture, traces its origins to ancient Greece. Herodotus, who is also known as the father of history, traveled from one culture to another to document the traditions and sociopolitical practices among peopleFile Size: KB.

Brief History of Ethnography Parcitipant observation has been considered the domain of anthropologists (p 14). It's orgins are traced to Malinowski's fieldwork among Trobriand Islanders in.

this torrid affair go by such names as anthropological history, history in anthropology, historical ethnography, and anthropology of history.

One part of the revived attraction between history and cultural anthropology is a renewed attention to oral traditions as indigenous histories; another is in a recognition that all histories-whether oral or. A state-of-the-art reference on educational ethnography edited by leading journal editors.

This book brings an international group of writers together to offer an authoritative state-of-the-art review of, and critical reflection on, educational ethnography as it is being theorized and practiced today—from rural and remote settings to virtual and visual posts.

Writing prompts throughout the book encourage the development of manuscripts from start to finish. Appropriate for both new and emerging scholars, Writing Ethnography is a useful text for qualitative methods, research methods courses across : Sense Publishers. A History and Ethnography of the Beothuk - Ingeborg Marshall - Google Books.

In Part I, Ingeborg Marshall documents the history of the Beothuk from the first European encounter in the s to their demise, focusing on relations between Beothuk and English through the centuries and the reasons for change in Beothuk distribution and population size. She provides a highly readable and lucid account 5/5(1).

Each chapter in this adventurous book has to do with a different part of ethnography. In this book review I will give my opinion of what was the weaknesses and strengths of this book.

The book introduces the reader to the Lone Ethnographer, Shane in chapter one while she is daydreaming/5(20). Gerhard Friedrich Müller developed the concept of ethnography as a separate discipline whilst participating in the Second Kamchatka Expedition (–43) as a professor of history and geography.

Whilst involved in the expedition, he differentiated Völker-Beschreibung as a distinct area of study. Book Description. Originally published between ,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing.

It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. * Pre-History and Historical Ethnography Set of * Greek Civilization. The book start with an outline of the history of ethnography (or, as the author puts it, its intellectual heritage), and goes on to explore both its power and range of applications.

But the bulk of the book is a detailed exploration of the practicalities of the work, including design, recruitment, logistics, site visits, and interaction with. Modern anthropologists usually identify the establishment of ethnography as a professional field with the pioneering work of both the Polish-born British anthropologist Bronisław Malinowski in the Trobriand Islands of Melanesia (c.

) and the American anthropologist Margaret Mead, whose first fieldwork was in Samoa (). --The history of ethnography --Ethnography, whilst globalization challenges the relevance of the local and the small scale.\" \"In this book you will be presented with a robust defence of ethnography and its continued relevance in the social sciences.

The author sets out the competing methodological bases of ethnography and details its. Ethnography (Understanding Qualitative Research) provides a comprehensive guide to understanding, conceptualizing, and critically assessing ethnographic research and its resultant texts.

Through a series of discussions and illustrations, utilizing both classic and contemporary examples, the book highlights distinct features of ethnography as both a research methodology and a writing tradition. The best books on The Ethnography of Music is thus less about music and more about aurality and hearing.

This book is a classic in this field, especially because of the remarkably contemporary topic. Bull’s argument and findings – again based on ethnographic research – point to the ways in which people create personalised urban.

The result is a landmark work in the field, which draws on the expertise of an internationally renowned group of interdisicplinary scholars.

The Handbook of Ethnography provides readers with a one-stop critical guide to the past, present and future of ethnography. It will quickly establish itself as the ethnographer's bible.Ethnography has defined cultural anthropology for the last century, and is one of the discipline's most important contributions to the broader world of scholarship.

I'll try to explain a bit about the history of ethnography and then show what ethnography actually is today. Note: This writeup is biased toward American and English anthropology.This richly illustrated three-volume book is a treasure for connoisseurs of European culture and history.

It is accompanied by audio recordings of 2, folk songs and church hymns and 46 dance videos from Georgia’s diverse ethnographic regions. Readers will discover the unique and distinctive culture of a small country in the Caucasus, the place recognized as the oldest dwelling of man in Europe and the .