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The Observation of Savage Peoples (Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography) Joseph-Marie Degérando

The Observation of Savage Peoples (Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography)

Joseph-Marie Degérando

Published November 5th 2013
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144 pages
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All the major techniques of inquiry which anthropology students now take for granted were first set out in this book.In 1800 Degerando wrote these Considerations on the Various Methods to Follow in the Observation of Savage Peoples as a memoir toMoreAll the major techniques of inquiry which anthropology students now take for granted were first set out in this book.In 1800 Degerando wrote these Considerations on the Various Methods to Follow in the Observation of Savage Peoples as a memoir to serve as guidance to the members of the Societe des Observateurs de lHomme in an impending expedition to Australia.Degerandos originality lies in his recognizing and stating that the observations of previous explorers were casual and superficial. The advice to the members of the expedition listed topics about which observations should be made and how they should be made.First published in 1969.