Writing culture : the poetics and politics of ethnography : a School of American Research advanced seminar

@inproceedings{Clifford1986WritingC,
  title={Writing culture : the poetics and politics of ethnography : a School of American Research advanced seminar},
  author={James Clifford and George E. Marcus},
  year={1986}
}
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