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7 edition of An Anthropologist in Papua found in the catalog.

An Anthropologist in Papua

The Photography of F.E. Williams, 1922 to 39

by Michael W. Young

  • 98 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual Photographer,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161665M
    ISBN 100824825284
    ISBN 109780824825287

    Get this from a library! An anthropologist in Papua: the photography of F.E. Williams, [Michael W Young; Julia Clark; F E Williams; National Archives of Australia.] -- The photography of F.E. Williams in Papua New Guinea during the years A Faraway, Familiar Place | A Faraway Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea is for readers seeking an excursion deep into little-known terrain but allergic to the wide-eyed superficiality of ordinary travel literature.

    Books with the subject: Papua New Guinea. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity. Get this from a library! An anthropologist in Papua: the photography of F.E. Williams, [Michael W Young; Julia Clark; F E Williams] -- "This book is a pictorial celebration of the work of an ethnographer. F.E. Williams was one of the most talented and productive anthropologists of his generation. Australian-born and Oxford-trained.

    F.E. Williams in Papua Francis Edgar Williams (9 February — 12 May ) was an Australian anthropologist who worked for the government of the Territory of Papua from to Life [ edit ].   Robert M. Glasse, an anthropologist who helped to trace a fatal neurological disease among New Guinea natives, died on Friday at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. He was 63 and lived in Manhattan. He.


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An Anthropologist in Papua by Michael W. Young Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Faraway Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea is for readers seeking an excursion deep into little-known terrain but allergic to the wide-eyed superficiality of ordinary travel literature.

Author Michael French Smith savors the sometimes gritty romance of his travels to an island village far from roads, electricity, telephone service, and the Internet, but puts to rest the cliché of “Stone Age” Papua New Guinea.5/5(3).

Michael W. Young, a graduate of London, Cambridge and the Australian National University, is a social anthropologist with fieldwork experience of Papua New Guinea spanning thirty years.

Julia Clark is the manager of Interpretation and Collections at the Port Arthur Historical Site in : Michael W. Young, Julia Clark. An Anthropologist in Papua: The Photography of F.E. Williams, by Clark Michael, Julia; Young (Author), Julia Clark (Author), Michael Young (Author)Author: Julia; Young Clark Michael, Julia Clark, Michael Young.

Author Michael French Smith savors the sometimes gritty romance of his travels to an island village far from roads, electricity, telephone service, and the A Faraway Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea is for readers seeking an excursion deep into little-known terrain but allergic to the wide-eyed superficiality of ordinary travel literature.3/5.

This beautifully presented hard cover book features the work and photography of FE Williams, Government Anthropologist in the Australian Territory of Papua from to It.

About the Book; A Faraway Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea is for readers seeking an excursion deep into little-known terrain but allergic to the wide-eyed superficiality of ordinary travel literature.

Author Michael French Smith savors the sometimes gritty romance of his travels to an island village far from roads, electricity, telephone service, and the. In A Faraway, Familiar Place Michael French Smith writes of his return in and to Kragur village in Papua New Guinea, the scene of his two earlier first lived and worked there in as a graduate student in anthropology, as related in Hard Times on Kairiru Island.

He recounted his brief return trips ofand in Village on the Edge. Three anthropologists form a circumstantial friendship in the s while studying tribes in Papua, New Guinea.

American Nell Stone (who is inspired by Margaret Mead) already has a best selling book on natives of the Solomon Islands/5.

FAVORITE BOOK A Faraway, Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea GET PDF. Ruth Underhill was an anthropologist who studied under Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict. She is best remembered for her widely taught Autobiography of a Author: Alex Golub.

Book Description: A Faraway Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guineais for readers seeking an excursion deep into little-known terrain but allergic to the wide-eyed superficiality of ordinary travel Michael French Smith savors the sometimes gritty romance of his travels to an island village far from roads, electricity, telephone service.

This is a beautiful book, a 'pictorial celebration' of the work of Francis Edgar Williams, who spent twenty years as Government Anthropologist in the Australian Territory of Papua. Its substantial introduction traces Williams' life and work, and is followed by of his photographs, a 'representative selection of Williams' photographs in their.

Mervyn Meggitt (20 August – 13 November New York State) was an Australian anthropologist and one of the pioneering researchers of highland Papua New Guinea and of Indigenous Australian ity control: BNF: cbs (data).

Mead was featured on two record albums published by Folkways Records. The first, released inAn Interview With Margaret Mead, explored the topics of morals and mater: Barnard College, Columbia University. A FARAWAY, FAMILIAR PLACE is an account of anthropologist Michael Smith''s two follow-up journeys to New Guinea's Kairiru Island, where he had done much early research.

These more recent trips were motivated purely by personal passion, which makes his observations all the more compelling.5/5. The book, “The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea”, is a study in the fieldwork of ethnography conducted by Annette B. Weiner. This study is her pre-doctoral work in the study of Anthropology ( & ), and in she received her Ph.D.

This work represents over fifteen years of study of the Trobrianders. Book Review. A Faraway, Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea. Smith, Michael French. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press,and you may need to create a new Wiley Online Library account.

Request Username. Can't sign in. Forgot your username. Enter your email address below and we will send you your Author: Peter Huber. What is anthropology. What can it tell us about the world. Why, in short, does it matter.

For well over a century, cultural anthropologists have circled the globe, from Papua New Guinea to suburban England and from China to California, uncovering surprising facts and insights about how humans organize their lives and articulate their values.

Praise for the UK edition: "How to Think Like an Anthropologist is a terrific introduction to the field. Beautifully written, winningly told, and provocative, the book captures the basic feature of the discipline: that anthropology is a way of seeing and thinking.

Anthropology invites you to see yourself as someone else might see you. From Ping-Ann Addo in Transforming Anthropology: “Yali’s Question is an exemplary ethnographic investigation of how Papua New Guineans attempted to augment their local prestige overseas by using Western apparatuses of power and tropes of identity.

The authors might have written their book, of course, without frequent references to Yali’s. Linguistics, Physical and Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, and Cultural Anthropology - some of the stuff written for professionals is bit g: Papua.

The anthropologist describes how it was presented to her on her seventh fieldwork season by the elders of the tribe. The explorer regales them with the tale of how he won the spear upon completing Author: Mary-Ann Ochota.Jared Mason Diamond (born Septem ) is an American geographer, anthropologist, historian, and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee (); Guns, Germs, and Steel (, awarded a Pulitzer Prize); Collapse (); and The World Until Yesterday ().Alma mater: Harvard University, Trinity .