Corbett Mack: The Life of a Northern Paiute as told by Michael Hittman

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Author: Mack, Corbett (1892-1974)

Year: 1996

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

Place: Lincoln


xvi+390 pages with maps, plates appendixes, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4") bound in original publisher's gold cloth with black and silver lettering to spine and front cover. Studies in the anthropology of North American Indians. First edition.

Above all, ethnography as it relates to field encounters is a very personal experience. It has more to do with feelings and emotions than any objectivity or empirical reality. Anyone who does fieldwork knows this. As a research document, Corbett Mack: The Life of a Northern Paiute embodies this situation. For in it 400 pages, we gain access into the life and times of both the informant and ethnographer.


A near fine copy issued without jacket.

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