Re: anyone heard of the Snacirema ?
Tom Johnston-Oneill (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 27 Feb 1995 04:19:38 GMT
janis silva (email@example.com) wrote:
: Body Ritual Among the Nacirema, Horace Miner, American Anthropologist
: June 1956.
If memory serves Renato Resaldo has suggested that a more appropriate
response to this article should be anger (though perhaps not at Miner) as it
illustrates how de-humanizing anthropological description and analysis can
be. Rosaldo certainly has a good point but the self-mocking of American
bathroom rituals (the "traditional" reading) is quite humorous and