Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa

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Waveland, 1994 - Social Science - 172 pages
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This personal account by a biocultural anthropologist illuminates important messages involving the sobering aspects of conducting fieldwork among malnourished children in West Africa.

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Review: Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa

User Review  - Bri - Goodreads

This is a great introduction to anthropology and ethnography. While I've picked it apart in classes, I really do enjoy it. It's easy to read, entertaining, interesting. She mixes the right amount of ... Read full review

Review: Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa

User Review  - Cindy Martinez - Goodreads

I had to read this book for my Anthropology class. I don't normally read these types of books (usually I just stick to fiction) but I have to say that I deeply enjoyed reading this book. It was very ... Read full review

Contents

Return to the Field
1
Of Mosquitoes and Men
13
Not Just Another Bit of Exotic Ethnographic Trivia
25
Copyright

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