Title

The Long and the Short of Ethnographic Research among the Nahua of Northern Veracruz, Mexico

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2011

Publication Source

Anthropology and Humanism

Volume

36

Issue

1

Inclusive pages

25-35

ISBN/ISSN

15599167

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

Long-term ethnographic fieldwork in Mexico provides the basis for a critical evaluation of commitment to a single research site over decades. We discuss positive and negative features of this strategy as well as its effect on understanding of basic anthropological concepts.

Keywords

Mexico, Nahuas, longitudinal studies, fieldwork, comparative perspective

Disciplines

Library and Information Science | Social and Cultural Anthropology

 
 

Link to Original Published Item

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1548-1409.2011.01076.x