Visayan Vignettes: Ethnographic Traces of a Philippine Island

Visayan Vignettes: Ethnographic Traces of a Philippine Island

By: Jean-Paul Dumont (author)Hardback

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"To read the book is to appreciate the highly contingent, provisional, oblique, open-ended way in which people try to make "sense" of another culture." Resil B. Mojares, "Philippine Graphic" "This book is an interestingly complex ethnography that approaches the self-critical dialectical ethnography called for two decades ago....It is a welcome contribution to postmodernist theory and to the ethnography of the Visayas." Ronald Provencher, "Journal of Asian Studies""

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About Author

Jean-Paul Dumont is the Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Anthropology at George Mason University and author of several books in English and French, including "The Headman and I "and two collections of poetry.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780226169545
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 246
  • ID: 9780226169545
  • weight: 509
  • ISBN10: 0226169545

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