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Lowdermaker Renewed Refurbished hhollywood with a warranty. This was part of a broader issue of censorship of films in Africa. Hortense Powdermaker December 24, — June 16, was an American anthropologist best known for her ethnographic studies of African Americans in rural America and of Hollywood.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Of the many books and articles Hortense Powdermaker wrote during her career, her ethnographies on Northern Rhodesians, Hollywood, and Indianola and her comparison of these and one another ethnography are still recognized today as important works.

Z rated it really liked it May 10, In such a white male dominated industry, academia and anthropologythis is a shame that a female anthropologist like Powdermaker is not receiving proper dues. Lists with This Book. Read more Read less. This study was conducted from to and is of particular importance for her having successfully completed participant observation in both white and Black populations, despite the danger involved.


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Like her contemporaries, Powdermaker nollywood to identify her anthropological work with a “primitive” people and conducted fieldwork among the Lesu of New Ireland in drema Papua New Guinea Life in Lesu: Saskia marked it as to-read Oct 20, Pages with related products.

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