Mad dogs, Englishmen, and the errant anthropologist: Fieldwork in Malaysia

Author: Douglas Rayback

Language: English

Summary: According to Raybeck, the solitary dictum that best characterizes fieldwork is “Things go awry.” In this spirited account of his time spent in Southeast Asia, Raybeck describes several adventures and misadventures involving field research, as well as the understanding, humility and bruises that these experiences leave behind.

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