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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Katherine Dettwyler is an anthropologist who’s been working and conducting research in Mali for decades, focusing on childhood nutrition. Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa is a ... Read full review


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