The Macha of Chira
Ethelyn G. Orso
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The Macha of Chira

Confessions of an Anthropologist

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The Macha of Chira is an intimate, first person account of the adventures and misadventures of a young American woman playing the role of a fledgling anthropologist in a remote part of Costa Rica in 1968. The description of the problems of fieldwork includes a frank and candid discussion of its sexual politics, making this study a unique contribution to the literature of anthropology. A rich collection of folklore including witchcraft, sorcery, folk medicine, superstitions, riddles, and supernatural legends is also included.

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August 1991, Lakeview Pr
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The Macha of Chira is an intimate, first person account of the adventures and misadventures of a young American woman playing the role of a fledgling anthropologist in a remote part of Costa Rica in 1968. The description of the problems of fieldwork includes a frank and candid discussion of its sexual politics, making this study a unique contribution to the literature of anthropology. A rich collection of folklore including witchcraft, sorcery, folk medicine, superstitions, riddles, and supernatural legends is also included.

The Macha of Chira

Confessions of an Anthropologist

This edition was published in by Lakeview Pr


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OL11699341M
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0963047507
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9780963047502
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