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By Harriet Joseph Ottenheimer

ISBN-10: 111182875X

ISBN-13: 9781111828752

Ottenheimer's authoritative but approachable creation to the field's method, abilities, ideas, instruments, and purposes emphasizes the categories of questions that anthropologists ask approximately language and the categories of questions that intrigue scholars. The textual content brings jointly the most important components of linguistic anthropology, addressing problems with strength, race, gender, and sophistication all through. additional stressing the typical relevance of the textual content fabric, Ottenheimer comprises "In the Field" vignettes that draw you in to the bankruptcy fabric through tales culled from her personal and others' reviews, in addition to "Doing Linguistic Anthropology" and "Cross-Language Miscommunication" beneficial properties that describe real-life functions of textual content recommendations.

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2). Fieldwork is often discussed, but it is little understood. In some cases, it is highly romanticized; in some cases, it is diminished to meaning nothing more than a brief trip to an unusual (for the traveler) destination. In fact, what it means, especially for linguistic and cultural anthropologists, is living in another place among people who are different from you, on their own terms, learning and speaking their language, and gaining, insofar as possible, a sense of how the world appears through their eyes, how to speak about the world as they might.

All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). ditorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require About the Author H arriet Joseph Ottenheimer, professor emerita of anthropology at Kansas State University, earned a BA in literature at Bennington College and a PhD in anthropology at Tulane University.

Anthropology has always had an applied dimension as well, and in recent years some have argued that applied anthropology should be considered a fifth branch. This is not the place to review the pros and cons of this idea; suffice it to say that all four traditional branches of anthropology have always had—and probably will always continue to have—an applied dimension. Why do we insist on this breadth of knowledge in anthropology? Why not just focus on the areas that interest us the most? Most anthropology students ask these questions at one time or another.

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