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By Howard Campbell

Ensconced within the tight kinship community of a neighborhood family in Oaxaca, Mexico, the writer launched into a hard examine of an intensive ethnic political move, COCEI. An anthropologist who married a Zapotec girls, the writer chronicles his fieldwork during this memoir. His study is interwoven along with his own stories, addressing the political and moral dilemmas of up to date ethnography. Campbell's informants are across the world identified politicians, poets, and painters who reside in Juchitán, a wide urban managed by means of indigenous activists.

While adopting elements of the postmodern critique of ethnography, the writer proposes and illustrates a collaborative kind of examine in line with partisan political dedication. via a candid and intimate account, he portrays his informants and examine website, and his direct involvement in Zapotec society. The publication is either a hugely readable ethnography of Southern Mexico and a contribution to debates approximately present anthropology.

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