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Anthropology and Autobiography marks the 1st entire exploration of anthropological writings and their theoretical implications. delivering precise insights into the fieldwork fabrics, autobiographical writings and/or textual opinions of anthropologists, this research considers the function of the anthropologist as fieldworker and author, analyzing the ways that nationality, age, gender and private heritage impression the anthropologist's habit in the direction of the participants he/she observes. The individuals research the hyperlink among their fieldwork and private interplay between peoples in Africa, Japan, the Caribbean, Greece, Shetland, England, indigenous Australia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.

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