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‘Understanding difference, seeking transcendence: some personal reflections on a career in anthropology’

Caplan, Pat. 2008. ‘Understanding difference, seeking transcendence: some personal reflections on a career in anthropology’. In: J. Kelso, ed. The Tao of Anthropology. University Press of Florida. ISBN 0813032628, 978-0813032627 [Book Section]

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Abstract or Description

Each essay in this collection is written by an anthropologist in or nearing retirement. After a brief introductory statement about what drew them to the field, the contributors go on to share important lessons learned over the course of their careers. The result is a unique volume in the social sciences, one that provides insight and stories from experienced professionals and has the ability to be a source of guidance to a new generation of scholars.

Item Type:

Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Anthropology

Dates:

DateEvent
2008UNSPECIFIED

Item ID:

18215

Date Deposited:

11 May 2016 14:46

Last Modified:

16 Jun 2017 10:59

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/18215

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