Partial Truths and Gendered Histories: Ruth Bunzel in American Anthropology

  title={Partial Truths and Gendered Histories: Ruth Bunzel in American Anthropology},
  author={Brigittine M. French},
  journal={Journal of Anthropological Research},
  pages={513 - 532}
This essay pays tribute to Ruth L. Bunzel, a pioneering woman anthropologist, marginal academician, and prolific ethnographer. It argues for a new appreciation of the multiple links tying early anthropologists to the history of our discipline by exploring these links in relation both to methodological frameworks in the past and theoretical concerns at present. This essay makes the case that the past significance and present pertinence of Bunzel's work are interrelated, by showing that Bunzel's… 
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