A Kwakiutl Village and School

A Kwakiutl Village and School

By: Harry F. Wolcott (author), Louise Spindler (foreword_author), George Spindler (foreword_author)Paperback

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This book is a reprint of a now classic text dealing with Wolcott's dissertation topic on the study of a Kwakiutl Indian village and the one-room school in which he taught at Village Island in the Alert Bay region of British Columbia. Within the book, Wolcott's interest in anthropology and training as an educator are blended together to present a unique look into the educational training of Indian children.

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Harry F. Wolcott (1929-2012) was professor emeritus in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Oregon and a leading author in anthropology and research methods. Wolcott's major works include anthropological studies of American education: Teachers Versus Technocrats and The Man in the Principal's Office: An Ethnography. He also wrote extensively on fieldwork and writing: Transforming Qualitative Data; The Art of Fieldwork; Ethnography: A Way of Seeing; and Writing Up Qualitative Data and is the author of the more recent Sneaky Kid and Its Aftermath: Ethics and Intimacy in Fieldwork (all published by AltaMira Press).


Part 1 Preface, 2003 Part 2 Preface, 1966 Part 3 Foreword Part 4 Introduction Part 5 Part One: The Village and its Children Chapter 6 Chapter 1: Features of Everyday Life Chapter 7 Chapter 2: The Annual Economic Cycle Chapter 8 Chapter 3: Social Activities of Villagers Part 9 Part Two: The Village School Chapter 10 Chapter 4: The Educational Setting Chapter 11 Chapter 5: Parents and Teachers Chapter 12 Chapter 6: The Pupils and the Classroom Chapter 13 Chapter 7: In Retrospect and Prospect Part 14 Afterword, 1989 Part 15 Appendix: Autobiography of Lucy Puglas Part 16 Bibliographic Addendum

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/07/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780759105256
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 180
  • ID: 9780759105256
  • weight: 276
  • ISBN10: 0759105251

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