Anthropology off the Shelf: Anthropologists on Writing

Anthropology off the Shelf: Anthropologists on Writing

Editor(s): Alisse Waterston, Maria D. Vesperi

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405189200

Online ISBN: 9781444308822

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308822

About this Book

In Anthropology off the Shelf, leading anthropologists reflect on the craft of writing and the passions that fuel their desire to write books.

  • First of its kind volume in anthropology in which prominent anthropologists and 3 respected professionals outside the discipline follow the tradition of the "writers on writing" genre to reflect on all aspects of the writing process
  • Contributors are high-profile in anthropology and many have a strong presence outside the field, in popular culture
  • Unique in its format: short essays, revealing and straightforward in content and writing style

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Conceptions

  2. Part II: Creations

  3. Part III: Receptions

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