Re: African Ethnography

Gregory A. Finnegan (Gregory.A.Finnegan@DARTMOUTH.EDU)
Mon, 29 Aug 1994 10:58:15 EDT

--- Monty Lindstrom wrote:
can anyone remind me
of the name of the author of a book written by a female
anthropologist about her experiences doing fieldwork somewhere
in Africa? This appeared sometime in the 1980s I think... and was published
under a
--- end of quoted material ---
Pretty sure the book you want is the one listed below. It's reviewed in AA
for June '85 (87:476-8), where both the unusual honesty and the fact that it
required pseudonym are discussed. Tozzer Library has it cataloged under
both the pseudonym and the real name of the author.
& Adjunct Assoc. Prof. of Anthro.
Dartmouth College Library
6025 Baker Library, Room 104
Hanover NH 03755-3525
603/646-2833 voice
603/646-2167 fax

Author: Cesara, Manda.
Title: Reflections of a woman anthropologist : no hiding
place / Manda Cesara.
Collation: x, 234 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Imprint: London ; New York : Academic Press, 1982.
Series: Studies in anthropology.
Notes: Bibliography: p. 229-232.
Includes index.
Material Type: Book
Language: english
Subjects: Cesara, Manda.
Ethnologists -- Biography.
Anthropologists, Women -- Biography.
Ethnology -- Field work.
LCCN: 82-182678
ISN: 012164880X
Location: Baker Stacks GN/21/C47/A37/1982