Re: WANTED: A good ethnography on culture in the U.S.

Stephanie Haber-Hirsch (shh4448@IS.NYU.EDU)
Thu, 25 Jan 1996 00:02:01 -0500

YES! Try "Mother Camp: female Impersonators in America" by Esther Newton

best of luck,

stephanie marlin-curiel

On Mon, 22 Jan 1996, Rebecca Goolsby wrote:

> I am looking for a good, current ethnographic treatment of some culture,
> subculture or aspect of life in the U.S. suitable for an intro to
> cultural anthro course. In the past, I've used "Number Our Days," which
> is an engaging study of an American Jewish community center in
> California, but I'm getting tired of it and haven't come across another
> book I like as well. Something on Asian Americans, African American
> culture or a social problem/social issue (treated ethnographically) would
> be especially welcome. Any suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Becky Goolsby
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