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Barley — who survived boredom, disaster, illness and hostility — gives a wonderfully irreverent introduction to the life of a social anthropologist which nevertheless makes inspiring readi9ng. It licked the calabash with relish.

El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (4 star ratings)

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. As the son of an anthropologist I found this an excellent account on what it is to be an anthropologist doing his mythical ‘field work”. In turn, their concerns may seem extremely small and prosaic to you. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Perra brava Spanish Edition. Oh, it was funny. Trivia About The Innocent Anth Hilarious at times too. However, this might be because he le This is an excellent book giving an honest account of how fieldwork often doesn’t go as planned. Although I expect he could have included more detailed information by maintaining an academic tone and avoiding tales of his own exploits and mishaps, this is much more accessible for its chatty—and rather Britishly fatalistic—tone.


It was refilled and passed to me. I suppose I’ve changed obviously the book didn’t. Woliver rated it it was ok Oct 01, No trivia or quizzes yet.

The book is laugh-out-loud funny, but underneath it asks serious questions about the field of anthropology. It is all false. Learning a little about Cameroon was an added bonus.

El antropólogo inocente

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Want to Read saving…. I felt very irritated at the beginning of his book. Then it gets hilarious again when he describes his return home to England: Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: They did this by offering it to a dog to lick out.

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El antropólogo inocente by Nigel Barley (2 star ratings)

This anrtopologo is filled with humor and revelation in equal measure. This, along with selecting a location, takes a chapter, and forms the basis for the full extent of the book. This is an utterly hilarious account of an anthropologist going off into his first field assignment in Cameroon.

Editorial Anagrama; 31 edition January 11, Publication Date: I can only assume his academic work was in quite a different writing style from the amusing anecdotes here, but it was an excellent for this book – which judged on topic and content might have been a very dry read.

I absolutely adored this book and recommend it to anyone who has spent time in Africa. Javier rated it it was ok Feb 14, They did this by offering it to a dog to lick out. Will definitely pull this book out again for stress relief, especially on rough African days Insects, bad or weird foods, illness, transport problems, heat, lack of sex Want to Read saving…. The sight of the shelves of a supermarket groaning with super-abunance of food induces either nauseous revulsion or helpless dithering.


Several more calabashes followed. The only intellectually respectable response to a tin rattled in one’s face by someone collecting for missionary work is a reasoned refutation of the whole concept of missionary interference I bzrley made an early policy decision to drink the native beer despite the undoubted horrors of the process of fabrication.

Por ejemplo, Barley descubre un nido de escorpiones en su choza y sale chillando y agitando los brazos en dowayo aproximativo “bestias de fuego, bestias de fuego! His descriptions of Africa and the Duwayo culture are superb, the writing flawless. The Noel Coward of anthropology produces a Whitehall farce that should be packaged as an obligatory companion piece to anything and everything by Claude Levi-Strauss.