Ethnographies Useful for Book Reports. 
Sorted Geographically.

 

Title

Author

Publisher

Date

AFRICA

 

 

 

• Bambo Jordan: An Anthropological Narrative

 Bruce T. Williams

Waveland

 1994

• Barabaig: East African Cattle Herders

George J. Klima

Waveland

1985

• Bunyoro: An African Kingdom

 John Beattie

HRW

1997

• Children of the Forest: Africa’s Mbuti Pygmies

Kevin Duffy

Waveland

1996

• Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa

Katherine Dettwyler

Waveland

1993

• Dinka of the Sudan

Francis Mading Deng

Waveland

 1984

• Dobe Ju’hoansi

Richard B. Lee

HRW

1993

• Experiencing Ritual: A New Interpretation of African Healing

 Edith Turner

Pennsylvania   1992

 

• Forest People

Colin Turnbull

Touchstone Books

1987

• Freedom in Fulani Social Life: An Introspective Ethnography

Paul Riesman

Chicago

1998

• Fusion of the Worlds: An Ethnography of Possession Among the Songhay of Niger

Paul Stoller

Chicago

1997

• Hatchet’s Blood: Separation, Power, and Gender in Ehing Social Life

Marc R. Schloss

Arizona

1993

• Hunters and Herders of Southern Africa: A Comparative Ethnography of Khoisan Peoples

Alan Barnard

CUP

1992

• Igbo of Southeast Nigeria

 Victor Uchendu

 HRW

 1965

• Juju: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music

Christopher Alan

 Chicago Waterman

1990

• Justice and Judgment Among the Tiv

Paul Bohannan

 Waveland

 1989

• Kaguru: A Matrilineal People of East Africa

Thomas O. Beidelman

 Waveland

 1983

• Kapsiki of the Mandara Hills Walter

 E. A. Van Beek

Waveland

 1987

• Lugbara of Uganda

John Middleton

 HRW

 1997

• Mandingo: The Ethnography of a West African Holy Land

Matt Schaffer, Christine Cooper

 Waveland

1987

• Mbuti Pygmies: Change and Adaptation

Colin M. Turnbull

HRW

1997

• Mountain People

 Colin M. Turnbull

 Touchstone Books

1987

• New Women of Lusaka

Ilsa Glazer

Mayfield

1975

• Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

Marjorie Shostak

Vintage

1983

• Nubian Ethnographies

Elizabeth Warnock Fernea, Robert A. Fernea

Waveland

 1990

• Palms, Wine, and Witness: Public Spirit and Private Gain in an African Farming Community

David J. Parkin

Waveland

 1994

• Parallel Worlds: An Anthropologist and a Writer Encounter Africa

 Alma Gottleib, Philip Graham

Chicago

 1994

• Peoples of the Horn of Africa: Somali, Afar, and Saho

Ioan M. Lewis

Red Sea Press

1998

• Placing the Dead: Tombs, Ancestral Villages, and Kinship Organization in Madagascar

 Maurice Bloch

Waveland

 1993

• Qemant: A Pagan-Hebraic Peasantry of Ethiopia

 Frederick C. Gamst

Waveland

1984

• Song of Longing: An Ethiopian Journey

 Kay Kaufman Shelemay

 Illinois

 1994

• Swazi, a South African Kingdom

 Hilda Kuper

 HRW

 1997

• Under the Kapok Tree: Identity and Difference in Beng Thought

 Alma Gottlieb

 Chicago

 1996

• Unraveling Somalia: Race, Violence, and the Legacy of Slavery

Catherine Lowe Besteman

Pennsylvania

 1999

• When the Spider Danced: Notes from an African Village

 Alexander Alland, Jr.

 Waveland

1990

• Whose Development?: An Ethnography of Aid

Emma Crewe, Elizabeth Harrison

Zed

1999

• Women’s Voices, Women’s Power: Dialogues of Resistance from East Africa

Judith Abwunza

Broadview

1997

• Yoruba of Southwestern Nigeria

William Russell

Waveland

1984

Bascom

 

 

 

NORTH AFRICA

 

 

 

• Herders of Cyrenaica: Ecology, Economy, and Kinship Among the Bedouin

 Roy H. Behnke

Illinois

 1980

of Eastern Libya

 

 

 

• Kafr El-Elow: Continuity and Change in an Egyptian Community

 Hani Fakhouri

 Waveland

1987

• Rashaayda Bedouin: Arab Pastoralists of Eastern Sudan

 William Young

HRW

1998

• Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco

Paul Rabinow

California

1977

• Street in Marrakech

Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

 Waveland

 1988

• Tuhami: Portrait of a Moroccan

 Vincent Crapanzano

 Chicago

 1986

ASIA

 

 

 

• Being Kammu: My Village, My Life

 Damrong Tayanin

 Cornell Univ. S.E. Asia Program

 1994

• Business and Bureaucracy in a Chinese City: An Ethnography of Private Business Households in Contemporary China

Ole Bruun

 Institute of East Asian, East Asian Studies, Univ. of California

1993

• China’s Urban Villagers: Changing Life in a Beijing Suburb

Norman Chance

 HRW

 1991

• Contested Hierarchies: A Collaborative Ethnography of Caste Among the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

 David N. Gellner, Declan Quigley

Oxford

 1999

• Ethnic Identity in China: The Making of a Muslim Minority Nationality

 Dru C. Gladney

 HRW

 1997

• Fields on the Hoof: Nexus of Tibetan Nomadic Pastoralism

 Robert B. Ekvall

Waveland

1983

• Fighting for Faith and Nation: Dialogues with Sikh Militants

 Cynthia Keppley Mahmood

Pennsylvania

1996

• Fishermen of South Thailand: The Malay Villagers

Thomas M. Fraser

Waveland

1984

• Fluid Signs: Being a Person the Tamil Way

 E. Valentine Daniel California

 

 1987

• Friend by Day, Enemy by Night: Organized Vengeance in a Kohistani Community

 Lincoln Keiser

 HRW

 1991

• From Longhouse to Village: Samo Social Change

 Daniel Shaw

HRW

 1995

• Gopalpur: A South Indian Village Fieldwork Edition

Alan Beals

 HRW

 1980

• Hill Farms and Padi Fields: Life in Mainland Southeast Asia

 Robbins Burling

Ariz. State Univ. Prog.for S.E. Asian Studies

1995

• Himalayan Herders

Naomi Hawes Bishop

 HRW

1998

• Himalayan Households: Taming Demography and Domestic Processes

Tom Fricke

Columbia

1994

• Hindus of the Himalayas: Ethnography and Change

 Gerald D. Berreman

Oxford

1997

• Irulas of the Blue Mountains

 Kamil V. Zvelebil

Syracuse Univ. Foreign and Comparative Studies Prog.

1988

• Japanese Workers in Protest: An Ethnography of Consciousness and Experience

Christena L. Turner

California

1999

• Jingpo: Kachin of the Yunnan Plateau

Zhusheng Wang

 Ariz. State Univ.

1997

• K’un Shen: A Taiwan Village

 Norma Diamond

Irvington Publishers

1982

• Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman

 Laurel Kendall

 Hawaii

1988

• Living in the Middle: Sherpas of the Mid-Range Himalayas

 Donna M. Sherpa

 Waveland

 1993

• Mad Dogs, Englishmen, and the Errant Anthropologist: Fieldwork in Malaysia

 Douglas Raybeck

 Waveland

 1996

• Maid to Order in Hong Kong: An Ethnography of Filipina Workers

 Nicole Constable, Nick Constable

Cornell

1997

• Native and Newcomer: Making and Remaking a Japanese City

 Jennifer Robertson

California

1994

• Neighborhood Tokyo

Theodore C. Bestor

Stanford

1989

• Neither Man nor Woman: The Hijras of India

Serena Nanda

 Wadsworth

 1990

• Order in Paradox: Myth, Ritual, and Exchange Among Nepal’s Tamang

 David H. Holmberg

Cornell

 1992

• Primitive Passions: Visuality, Sexuality, Ethnography, and Contemporary Chinese Cinema

 Rey Chow

Columbia

 1995

• Scarcity and Opportunity in an Indian Village

 James M. Freeman

 Waveland

1985

• Screening Culture, Viewing Politics: An Ethnography of Television, Womanhood, and Nation in Postcolonial India

 Purnima Mankekar

 Duke

1999

• Sinhalese Village in Sri Lanka: Coping with Uncertainty

Victoria J. Baker

HRW

1998

• Storytellers, Saints, and Scoundrels: Folk Narrative in Hindu Religious Teaching

Kirin Narayan

 Pennsylvania

1989

• Tigers of the Snow and Other Virtual Sherpas: An Ethnography of Himalayan Encounters

 Vincanne Adams

Princeton

1996

• Trading Crowd: An Ethnography of the Shanghai Stock Market

Ellen Hertz

CUP

 1998

AUSTRALIA

 

 

 

• Inside Nursing: A Critical Ethnography of Clinical Nursing Practice

 Annette Fay Street

SUNY

1992

• Mardu Aborigines: Living the Dream in Australia’s Desert

Robert Tonkinson

HRW

1997

• Tiwi of North Australia

C. W. M. Hart, Arnold Pilling, Jane C. Goodale

HRW

 1987

• Tiwi Wives: A Study of the Women of Melville Island, North Australia

Jane C. Goodale

Waveland

1994

CANADA

 

 

 

• Coping Strategies and Street Life: The Ethnography of Winnipeg’s Skid Row

 Christopher Haugh

 Winnipeg 1985

 

• In the Shadow of Antichrist: The Old Believers of Alberta

 David Scheffel

Broadview

1991

• Labrador Village

 John C. Kennedy

 Waveland

1996

• Linguistic Minorities and Modernity: A Sociolinguistic Ethnography

 Monica Heller

 Longman

1999

• Other Worlds: Society Seen Through Soap Opera

Dorothy Anger

 Broadview

 1999

• Over the Next Hill: An Ethnography of RVing Seniors in North America

 Dorothy Ayers Counts, David R. Counts

Broadview

1996

• Social Working: An Ethnography of Front-Line Practice

 Gerald A. J. De Montigny

Toronto

1995

• Way of the Pipe: Aboriginal Spirituality and Symbolic Healing in Canadian Prisons

James Waldram

Broadview

1997

CENTRAL AMERICA, MEXICO, AND THE CARIBBEAN

 

 

 

• Aztecs of Central Mexico: An Imperial Society

 Frances Berdan

HRW

 1997

• Crab Antics: A Caribbean Study of the Conflict Between Reputation and Respectability

 Peter J. Wilson

Waveland

1995

• In the Eyes of the Ancestors: Belief and Behavior in a Maya Community

June Nash

Waveland

 1985

• In the Shadow of Tlaloc: Life in a Mexican Village

 Gregory G. Reck

Waveland

1986

• Isthmus Zapotecs: A Matrifocal Culture of Mexico Chiñas

Beverly Newbold

 HRW

 1997

• La Zandunga: Of Fieldwork and Friendship in Southern Mexico Chiñas

Beverly Newbold

Waveland

1993

• Life, Ritual, and Religion Among the Lacandon Maya

 R. Jon McGee

Wadsworth

1990

• Maya Indians of Sonora: A People Who Refuse to Die

 N. Ross Crumrine

Waveland

1988

• Mixe of Oaxaca: Religion, Ritual, and Healing

 Frank Joseph Lipp, Munro S. Edmonson

Texas

1998

• Tepoztlan: Village in Mexico

 Oscar Lewis

 HRW

1997

• Urban Poor of Puerto Rico: A Study in Development and Inequality

 Helen Icken Safa

HRW

1974

• Winds of Ixtepeji: World View and Society in a Zapotec Town

 Michael Kearney

 Waveland

 1986

• Women and the Ancestors: Black Carib Kinship and Ritual

 Virginia Kerns, Constance R. Sutton

Illinois

1997

• Zinacantecos of Mexico: A Modern Maya Way of Life

 Evon Vogt

 HRW

1997

SOUTH AMERICA

 

 

 

• Assault on Paradise: Social Change in a Brazilian Village

 Conrad Kottak

McGraw Hill

1998

• Black Frontiersmen: Afro-Hispanic Culture of Ecuador and Colombia

 Norman E. Whitten

Waveland

 1986

• Canela: Bonding Through Kinship, Ritual, and Sex

William Crocker, Jean Crocker

HRW

1994

• Condor Qatat: Anthropology in Performance

 Catherine Allen

Waveland

 1997

• East Indians in Trinidad: A Study of Cultural Persistence

 Morton Klass

Waveland

1988

• Food, Gender and Poverty in the Ecuadorian Andes

Mary J. Weismantel

Waveland

1998

• Getting to Know Waiwai: An Amazonian Ethnography

Alan Tormaid Campbell

 Routledge

 1995

• Headman and I: Ambiguity and Ambivalence in the Fieldworking Experiencee

 Jean-Paul Dumont

Waveland

1991

• How Real People Ought to Live: The Cashinahua of Eastern Peru

Kenneth M. Kensinger

Waveland

 1995

• Mapuche Indians of Chile

Louis C. Faron

Waveland

 1986

• Mystic Endowment; Religious Ethnography of the Warao Indians

Johannes Wilbert

 Harvard

 1993

• Pacca Nova: Clash of Cultures on the Brazilian Frontier

 Bernard von Graeve

Broadview

1989

• Pathways of Memory and Power: Ethnography and History Among an Andean People

Thomas Alan Abercrombie

 Wisconsin

 1998

• Performing Dreams: Discourses of Immortality Among the Xavante of Central Brazil

 Laura R. Graham

Texas

1998

• San Rafael, Camba Town: Life in a Lowland Bolivian Peasant Community

Allyn MacLean Stearman

Waveland

 1995

 

 

 

 

• Sanuma Memories: Yanomami Ethnography in Times of Crisis

Alcida Rita Ramos

Wisconsin

1995

• Spears of Twilight

 Philippe Descola

New Press

1998

• Taste of Blood: Spirit Possession in Brazilian Candomble

 Jim Wafer

 Pennsylvania

 1991

• To Defend Ourselves: Ecology and Ritual in an Andean Village

Billie Jean Isbell

Waveland

 1985

• Visionary Vine: Hallucinogenic Healing in the Peruvian Amazon

 Marlene Dobkin De Rios

Waveland

1984

• Waorani: The Contexts of Violence and War

 Clayton Allen Robarchek, Carole Robarchek

HRW

 1997

• Yanomamo

Napoleon A. Chagnon

 HRW

1996

• Yuqui: Forest Nomads in a Changing World

 Allyn Stearman

HRW

 1997

EUROPE

 

 

 

• Anthropology Through the Looking Glass: Critical Ethnography in the Margins of Europe

 Michael Herzfeld

CUP

 1989

• Blood Revenge: The Enactment and Management of Conflict in Montenegro and Other Tribal Societies

Christopher Boehm

 Pennsylvania

 1987

• Company She Keeps: An Ethnography of Girls’ Friendships

 Valerie Hey

Open Univ.

 1997

• First Fieldwork: The Misadventures of an Anthropologist

 Barbara Gallatin Anderson

 Waveland

1990

• Generation Adrift: An Ethnography of a Criminal Moroccan Gang in the Netherlands

Hans Werdmolder

Kluwer

1998

• Gypsies

Jan Yoors

Waveland

1987

• Hidden Life of Tirol

Martha C. Ward

 Waveland

 1993

• In Place: Spatial and Social Order in a Faeroe Islands Community

 Dennis Gaffin

 Waveland

 1996

• Irish Countryman: An Anthropological Study

 Conrad M. Arensberg

 Waveland

 1988

• Irish Tinkers: Urbanization of an Itinerant People

 George Gmelch

Waveland

1985

• Launching Europe: An Ethnography of European Cooperation in Space Science

Stacia E. Zabusky

Princeton

 1995

• Marketing and Modernity: An Ethnography of Marketing Practice

Marianne Lien

 Berg

1997

• Occasions of Faith: An Anthropology of Irish Catholics

 Lawrence J. Taylor

 Pennsylvania

1995

• Poetics of Manhood: Contest and Identity in a Cretan Mountain Village

 Michael Herzfeld

Princeton

 1988

• Presence of the Past in a Spanish Village: Santa Maria Del Monte

 Ruth Behar

Princeton

1991

• ¡Qué Gitano! Gypsies of Southern Spain

Bertha B. Quintana, Lois G. Floyd

Irvington

1983

• Time of the Gypsies

 Michael Stewart

Westview

 1997

• Village in Malta (Fieldwork Edition)

 Jeremy Boissevain

HRW

1980

• Village on the Border: A Social Study of Religion, Politics and Football in a North Wales Community

 Ronald Frankenberg

Waveland

1989

• Voyage to Greenland: A Personal Initiation into Anthropology

Frederica De Laguna

Waveland

1995

• We Have Already Cried Many Tears: The Stories of Three Portuguese Migrant Women

Caroline B. Brettell

Waveland

1995

MIDDLE EAST

 

 

 

• Being There: The Necessity of Fieldwork

 Daniel Bradburd

Smithsonian

 1998

• Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village

 Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

Anchor

1969

• Kafr El-Elow: Continuity and Change in an Egyptian Community

Hani Fakhouri

Waveland

1987

• Nomads of South Persia: The Basseri Tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy

Fredrik Barth

Waveland

1986

• Overlooking Nazareth: The Ethnography of Exclusion in Galilee

 Dan Rabinowitz

CUP

1997

NORTH AMERICAN INDIGENEOUS PEOPLES

 

 

 

• Aleuts: Survivors of The Bering Land Bridge

 William Laughlin

 HRW

1997

• Cheyennes: Indians of the Great Plains

 E. Adamson Hoebel

 HRW

1978

• Cibecue Apache

 Keith Basso

Waveland

1986

• Dreamers with Power: The Menominee

 George Spindler

Waveland

1984

• Feasting with Mine Enemy: Rank and Exchange Among Northwest Coast Societies

Abraham Rosman, Paula G. Rubel

Waveland

1986

• Huron, Farmers of the North

 Bruce G. Trigger

HRW

 1990

• Inupiat and Arctic Alaska: An Ethnography of Development

 Norman A. Chance

 HRW

1997

• Kwakiutl: Indians of British Columbia

 Ronald P. Rohner, Evelyn C. Bettauer

Waveland

1986

• Lakota of the Rosebud: A Contemporary Ethnography

Elizabeth S. Grobsmith

 HRW

 1997

• Living on the Land: Chang eAmong the Inuit of Baffin Island

 John Matthiason

 Broadview

1992

• Mi’Kmaq: Resistance, Accommodation, and Cultural Survival

 Harald E. L. Prins

 HRW

1997

• Navajo

James F. Downs

Waveland

 1984

• Netsilik Eskimo

Asen Balikci

Waveland

 1989

• Northern Passage: Ethnography and Apprenticeship Among the Subarctic Dene

 Robert Jarvenpa

Waveland

1998

• Ojibwa of Berens River, Manitoba: Ethnography into History A.

Irving Hallowell, Jennifer Brown

 HRW

1992

• Papago Woman

Ruth M. Underhill

Waveland

1984

• Power of Kiowa Song: A Collaborative Ethnography

 Luke E. Lassiter

Arizona

 1998

• Yupiaq Worldview: A Pathway to Ecology and Spirit A.

 Oscar Kawagley

Waveland

1995

OCEANIA

 

 

 

• Always Hungry, Never Greedy: Food and the Expression of Gender in a Melanesian Society

 Miriam Kahn

Waveland

1994

• Argonauts of the Western Pacific

Bronislaw Malinowski

Waveland

1984

• Balinese

 J. Stephen Lansing

HRW

1997

• Bamboo Fire: Field Work with the New Guinea Wape

William E. Mitchell

Waveland

1987

• Becoming Tongan: An Ethnography of Childhood

 Helen Morton Hawaii

 1996

 

• Blood Is Their Argument: Warfare Among the Mae Enga Tribesmen of the New Guinea Highlands

Mervyn Meggitt

Mayfield

1976

• Crescent Arises over the Banyan Tree: A Study of the Muhammadiyah Movement in a Central Javanese Town

Mitsuo Nakamura

Ohio Univ.

1984

• Fame of Gawa: A Symbolic Study of Value Transformation in a Massim Society

Nancy D. Munn

Duke

 1992

• Feasts of Honor: Ritual and Change in the Toraja Highlands

 Toby Alice Volkman

 Illinois

 1985

• Grand Valley Dani: Peaceful Warriors

 Karl G. Heider

HRW

1996

• Guardians of the Flutes: Idioms of Masculinity

Gilbert H. Herdt

 Chicago

1994

• Iban of Sarawak: Chronicle of a Vanishing World

Vinson H. Sutlive, Jr.

Waveland

1988

• Ilongot Headhunting, 1883–1974: A Study in Society and History

Renato Rosaldo

Stanford

 1986

• Javanese Family: A Study of Kinship and Socialization

 Hildred Geertz

Waveland

1989

• Kuru Sorcery: Disease and Danger in the New Guinea Highlands

Shirley Lindenbaum

Mayfield

1979

• Lamotrek Atoll and Inter-Island Socioeconomic Ties

William H. Alkire

 Waveland

 1989

• Living in a Lean-To: Philippine Negrito Foragers in Transition

 Nevin K. Rai

Univ. Michigan Museum

1990

• Nest in the Wind: Adventures in Anthropology on a Tropical Island

Martha C. Ward

Waveland

 1989

• Nine Dayak Nights

 William Robert Geddes

Oxford

1985

• Padju Epat: The Maanyan of Indonesian Borneo

Alfred B. Hudson

Irvington

1982

• Rapanui: Tradition and Survival on Easter Island

Grant McCall

 Hawaii

1994

• Road Belong Cargo: A Study of the Cargo Movement in the Southern Madang District, New Guinea

 Peter Lawrence

Waveland

 1989

• Road Through the Rain Forest: Living Anthropology in Highland Papua New Guinea

David M. Hayano

 Waveland

 1990

• Sambia: Ritual and Gender in New Guinea

Gilbert Herdt

 HRW

1997

• Samoan Planters: Tradition and Economic Development in Polynesia

Tim O’Meara

HRW

1997

• Samoan Village: Then and Now

 Lowell D. Holmes, Ellen Rhoads Holmes

HRW

1992

• Seagulls Don’t Fly into the Bush: Cultural Identity and Development in Melanesia

 Alice Pomponio

Wadsworth

1991

• Society and Cosmos: Chewong of Peninsular Malaysia

 Signe Howell

Chicago

1989

• Sorcerers of Dobu: The Social Anthropology of the Dobu Islanders of the Western Pacific

 R. F. Fortune

Waveland

1989

• Tausug: Violence and Law in a Philippine Moslem Society

 Thomas M. Kiefer

Waveland

 1986

• Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea

 Annette B. Weiner

HRW

 1988

• Ulithi: A Micronesian Design for Living

 William Armand Lessa

Waveland

1986

• Weekend Warriors: Alcohol in a Micronesian Culture

Mac Marshall

 Mayfield

1978

• White Man Will Eat You: An Anthropologist Among the Imbonggu of New Guinea

William Wormsley

 HRW

1993

• Women of Value, Men of Renown: New Perspectives in Trobriand Exchange

Annette Weiner

Texas

 1983

• Words of the Lagoon: Fishing and Marine Lore in the Palau District of Micronesia

R. E. Johannes

California

1992

UNITED STATES

 

 

 

• Adolescent Life and Ethos: An Ethnography of a U.S. High School

 Heewon Chang

Falmer Press

1992

• Amish Children: Education in the Family, School, and Community

John Hostetler, Gertrude Hostetler

HRW

1992

• Appalachian Valley

 George L. Hicks

 Waveland

 1992

• Caught in the Middle: Korean Merchants in America’s Multiethnic Cities

Pyong Gap Min

California

 1996

• Changes and Conflicts: Korean Immigrant Families in New York

Pyong Gap Min

Allyn & Bacon

1998

• Changing Identities: Vietnamese Americans 1975–1995

James M. Freeman

 Allyn & Bacon

1996

• Channeling Zone: American Spirtuality in an Anxious Age

 Michael F. Brown

Harvard

1999

• Cocktail Waitress: Woman’s Work in a Man’s World

 James Spradley, Brenda Mann

McGraw Hill

 1975

• Coming of Age in New Jersey: College and American Culture

 Michael Moffatt

Rutgers

 1989

• Community in a Black Pentecostal Church: An Anthropological Study

Melvin D. Williams

Waveland

 1984

• Corn Fests and Water Carnivals: Creating Community in Minnesota

Robert H. Lavenda

Smithsonian

 1997

• Distant Mirrors: America as a Foreign Culture

 Philip DeVita

Wadsworth

 1993

• Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship: The New Chinese Immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area

Bernard Wong

Allyn & Bacon

1998

• From the Ganges to the Hudson: Indian Immigrants in New York City

 Johanna Lessinger

Allyn & Bacon

 1996

• From the Workers’ State to the Golden State: Jews From the Former Soviet Union in California

Steven J. Gold

Allyn & Bacon

1996

• Heartland Chronicles

 Douglas E. Foley

 Pennsylvania

1995

• High Art Down Home: An Economic Ethnography of a Local Art Market

Stuart Plattner

 Chicago

1998

• Holy Women, Wholly Women: Sharing Ministries of Wholeness Through Life Stories and Reciprocal Ethnography

 Elaine J. Lawless

 Pennsylvania

1993

• Hutterites in North America

John Hostetler, Beulah Hostetler

HRW

1995

• The Guru’s Gift: An Ethnography Exploring Gender Equality with North American Sikh Women

Cynthia Mahmood, Stacy Brady

Mayfield

2000

• In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio

Philippe Bourgois

CUP

1996

• Invisible Minority: Brazilians in New York City

 Maxine L. Margolis

Allyn & Bacon

1998

• Learning Capitalist Culture: Deep in the Heart of Tejas

Douglas Foley

Pennsylvania

1990

• Little Brazil: An Ethnography of Brazilian Immigrants in New York City

Maxine L. Margolis

 Princeton

1994

• Looking West: Excursions in a Landscape of Vision and Display

 John Dorst

 Pennsylvania

1999

• Making It Crazy: An Ethnography of Psychiatric Clients in an American Community

 Sue E. Estroff

 California

1985

• Making PCR: A Story of Biotechnology

 Paul Rabinow

Chicago

1997

• Mississippi Chinese: Between Black and White, Second Edition

 James W. Loewen

 Waveland

1988

• New Pioneers in the Heartland: Hmong Life in Wisconsin

Jo Ann Koltyk

 Allyn & Bacon

1998

• On Being Different: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the North American Mainstream

Conrad Phillip Kottak, Kathryn A. Kozaitis

McGraw-Hill

1998

• Opportunity House: Ethnographic Stories of Mental Retardation

 Michael V. Angrosino

Altamira

1998

• Patterns of American Culture: Ethnography and Estrangement

 Dan Rose

 Pennsylvania

1991

• Personas Mexicanas: Chicano High Schoolers in a Changing Los Angeles

James Diego Vigil

HRW

1997

• Pride Against Prejudice: Haitians in the United States

 Alex Stepick

Allyn & Bacon

1998

• Prime-Time Society: An Anthropological Analysis of Television and Culture

Conrad Kottak

Wadsworth

1990

• Reflections on the Folklife Festival: An Ethnography of Participant Experience

 Richard Bauman

Indiana Univ. Folklore Institute

1992

• Rural Women Battering and the Justice System: An Ethnography

 Neil Websdale

Sage

1997

• Salvadorans in Suburbia: Symbiosis and Conflict

Sarah J. Mahler

Allyn & Bacon

1996

• Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society

 Leo R. Chavez

HRW

1997

• Shelter Blues: Sanity and Selfhood Among the Homeless

 Robert R. Desjarlais

Pennsylvania

1997

• Taking Refuge: Lao Buddhists in North America

 Penny Van Esterik

Arizona State Univ. Program for S.E. Asian Studies

1993

• Talking About Machines: An Ethnography of a Modern Job

 Julian E. Orr

Cornell

1996

• Them Children: A Study in Language Learning

 Martha C. Ward

Waveland

1986

• Vice Lords: Warriors of the Streets

 Lincoln Keiser

HRW

1992

• Visa for a Dream: Dominicans in the United States

 Patricia Pessar

Allyn & Bacon

1995

• Wheeling and Dealing: An Ethnography of an Upper-Level Drug Dealing and Smuggling Community

Patricia A. Adler

Columbia

1993

• Written Suburb: An American Site, an Ethnographic Dilemma

John D. Dorst

Pennsylvania

1989

• You Owe Yourself a Drunk: An Ethnography of Urban Nomads

James P. Spradley

 Univ. Press of America

1988

 

 List of Favorite Ethnographies Selected by Anthropologists: source http://members.tripod.com/anneballenger/anthro/ethlist.html

 

  Anderson, Elijah. 1990. Streetwise: Race, Class and Change in an Urban Community. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Agar, Mike.1973. Ripping and Running: A Formal Ethnography of Urban Heroin Addicts.

Applebaum, Herbert P.1981 Royal Blue: The Culture of Construction Workers. Fort Worth: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Bourgois,Philippe 1995. In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio. New York: Cambridge

Cassell, Joan 1991 Expected Miracles: Surgeons at Work. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Chambliss, Dan. 1996. Beyond Caring. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Cornelisen, Ann. 1977. Women of the Shadows: A Study of the Wives and Mothers of Southern Italy NY: Random House/Vintage.

Davis, Susan G. 1997 Spectacular Nature: Corporate Culture and the Sea World Experience. U. of California Press.

Fadiman, Anne. 1997. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Fitchen, Janet M. 1995 Poverty in Rural America. A Case Study. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland. (reissue with changes of 1981 work on rural non-farm poverty in New York State)

Fleischer, Mark. 1989. Warehousing Violence. Sage.

Fleischer, Mark. 1995. Beggars and Thieves.U Wisconsin

Fleischer, Mark. 1998. Dead End Kids. U Wisconsin.

Gagne, Marie-Anik. 1994. A Nation Within A Nation: Dependency and the Cree. Montreal: Black Rose Books.

Gladney, Dru.1989 (or 1990?). Chinese Muslums.Harvard U. Press.

Gregory, Stephen. 1998. Black Corona: Race and the Politics of Place in an Urban Community. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Halperin, Rhoda H. 1990 The Livelihood of Kin. Making Ends Meet "The Kentucky Way." Austin: University of Texas Press.

Hamabata, Matthews. 1991. Crested Kimono, Cornell U.P. -- American anthropologist looking at marriage and family in upper class Japanese life

Holland, Dorothy C. and Margaret A. Eisenhart 1990 Educated in Romance: Women, Achievement, and College Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Hull, Glynda.1992. "Their Chances? Slim and None": An Ethnographic Account of the Experiences of Low-Income People of Color in a Vocational Program and at Work. Berkeley: National Center for Research in Vocational Education.

Hutnyk, John. 1996 The Rumour of Calcutta: Tourism, Charity and the Poverty of Representation. Zed Books.

Kendall, Laurel. 1988. Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman, Univ. of Hawaii Press.

Kingfisher, Catherine.1996.Women in the American Welfare Trap. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Lamphere, Louise.1987. From Working Daughters to Working Mothers: Immigrant Women in a New England Industrial Community. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Leacock, Eleanor.1969.Teaching and Learning in City Schools. New York: Basic Books.

Liebow, Elliot. 1999. (Reprint edition).Tally's Corner : A Study of Negro Streetcorner Men. New York: Little Brown.

Lowenhaupt Tsing, Anna. 1993 In the Realm of the Diamond Queen. Princeton U. Press.

McCarthy Brown, Karen -- Mama Lola: A Voodou Priestess in Brooklyn (1991) University of California Press

Macleod's, Jay. 1995. Ain't No Makin' It: Aspirations and Attainment in a Low-income Neighborhood. Boulder: Westview Press.

Merlan, Francesca. 1998. Caging the Rainbow: Places, Politics and Aborigines in a North Australian Town. Honolulu: U of Hawaii Press.

Meyerhoff, Barbara 1978 Number Our Days. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Moffatt, Michael.1989 Coming of Age in New Jersey: College and American Culture. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Newman, Katherine 1989.Falling from Grace: The Experience of Downward Mobility in the American Middle Class. New York: Vintage Books.

Newman, Katherine 1999. No Shame in My Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City. New York: Alfred A Knopf and Russell Sage Foundation.

Okely, Judith. 1983. The Traveller-Gypsies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Passaro, Joanne. 1996. The Unequal Homeless: Men On The Streets, Women In Their Place. New York: Routledge.

Portes, Alejandro and Alex Stepick. 1993.City on the Edge: The Transformation of Miami. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Sharff, Jagna Wojcicka 1998.King Kong on 4th Street: Families and the violence of poverty on the Lower East Side. Westview.

Spradley, James P., You Owe Yourself a Drunk: An Ethnography of Urban Nomads, 1970 (reissued 2000 with new introduction by Merrill Singer), Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

Stack, Carol 1974. All Our Kin:Strategies for Survival in a Black Community. New York: Harper and Row.

Stack, Carol 1996. Call to Home: African Americans Reclaim the Rural South.New York: Basic Books.

Stepick, Alex. 1997. Pride Against Prejudice, Haitians in the United States. Allyn & Bacon.

Stewart, Kathleen. 1996. A Space on the Side of the Road: Cultural Poetics in an "Other" America. Princeton University Press

Taylor, Lawrence J. 1995. Occasions of Faith: An Anthropology of Irish Catholics. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Watson, James (ed.) 1997. Golden Arches East, Stanford U.P..

Williams, Brett. 1988. Upscaling Downtown: Stalled Gentrification in Washington, DC. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press.

Allison, Anne. 1994. Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club. University of Chicago: Illinois.

Arensberg, Conrad M. 1937,1968,1988. The Irish Countryman: An Anthropological Study. Waveland Press: Prospect Heights, Illinois.

Aretxaga, Begona. 1997. Shattering Silence: Women, Nationalism, and Political Subjectivity in Northern Ireland. Princeton University Press: Princeton New Jersey.

Bowen, Elenore Smith. 1964. Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel. Anchor Books, Double Day: New York.

Deren, Maya. 1953. Divine Horsemen: The Living Gods of Haiti. Documentext,McPherson & Company.

Farmer, Paul. 1992. AIDS and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame. University of California Press.

Finkler, Kaja. 1985. Spirtualist Healer's in Mexico. Bergin and Garvey:South Hadley: Boston.

Finkler, Kaja. 1994. Women in Pain: Gender and Morbidity in Mexico. University of Pennsylvania Press: Penn.

Gordon, Milton R. 1964. Assimilation in American Life: The Role of Race, Religion, and National Origins. University of Oxford Press: New York.

Handler, Richard and Gable, Eric. 1997. The New History in an Old Museum: Creating the Past at Colonial Williamsburg. Duke University Press: North Carolina.

Johnson, Hayes and Broder, David S. 1997. The System:The American Way of Politics at the Breaking Point. Back Bay Books, a Little, Brown and Company: New York. (See my review.)

Liebow, Elliot. 1993. Tell Them Who I Am: The Lives of Homeless Women. Free Press: New York.

Lutz, Catherine A. and Collins, Jane L. 1993. Reading National Geographic. The University of Chicago Press: Chicago.

Martin, Emily 1994. Flexible Bodies: The Role of the Immunity in American Culture from the Days of Polio to the Age of AIDS. Beacon Press: Boston.

Maybury-Lewis, David. 1965,1988. The Savage and the Innocent. Beacon Press:Boston, Mass.

Schneider, David M. 1968,1980. American Kinship: A Cultural Account. University of Chicago Press: Chicago.

Velez-Ibanez, Carlos C. 1997. Border Visions: Mexican Cultures of the Southwest United States. University of Arizona Press: Tucson.

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