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I've been gone far too long : field trip fiascoes and expedition disasters / edited by Monique Borgerhoff Mulder and Wendy Logsdon ; with a preface by John Heminway ; and an afterword by Nigel Barley.

By: Mulder, Monique Borgerhoff
Contributor(s): Logsdon, Wendy | Heminway, John | Barley, Nigel, 1947-
Language: English Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : RDR Books, 1996.Description: viii, 296p. ; 21cm.ISBN: 1571430547
Contents:
1. Terrible mistakes. The gun / Kelly Stewart; The great parrot hunt / James Serpell; The stubborn snake / Monica Udvardy and Thomas Hakansson. 2. Physical dangers. Bushmaster in the bidet / Richard O. Bierregaard; The ghost in the machine / Phyllis Lee; An East African survival course / Herbert H.T. Prins; Wildlife in Kilgoris hospital / Pieter van den Hombergh. 3. Coping with adversity. Paper trail to the rain forest / Lisa Halko and Marc Hauser; My family, food and fieldwork / A. Magdalena Hurtado; Little criminals / Truman P. Young; The hottest data in town / Tim Caro. 4. Clash of cultures. A trip to the Che-Wong / Elizabeth L. Bennett; Social anthropology at the Emali Hotel / Dorothy L. Cheney; Gitangda is great / Monique Borgerhoff Mulder; Bush league medicine / Kate Kopischke. 5. Research communities. In the forest without a dog / Andrew Grieser Johns; Siete de enero / Margaret Symington; Jungle love / John Symington; The birth and death of a very fine pit / Ronald E. Cole; Innocents abroad / Robin Dunbar; Back seat observers / David Bygott and Jeannette Hanby.
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Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves KFB [MUL-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L66603

1. Terrible mistakes. The gun / Kelly Stewart; The great parrot hunt / James Serpell; The stubborn snake / Monica Udvardy and Thomas Hakansson. 2. Physical dangers. Bushmaster in the bidet / Richard O. Bierregaard; The ghost in the machine / Phyllis Lee; An East African survival course / Herbert H.T. Prins; Wildlife in Kilgoris hospital / Pieter van den Hombergh. 3. Coping with adversity. Paper trail to the rain forest / Lisa Halko and Marc Hauser; My family, food and fieldwork / A. Magdalena Hurtado; Little criminals / Truman P. Young; The hottest data in town / Tim Caro. 4. Clash of cultures. A trip to the Che-Wong / Elizabeth L. Bennett; Social anthropology at the Emali Hotel / Dorothy L. Cheney; Gitangda is great / Monique Borgerhoff Mulder; Bush league medicine / Kate Kopischke. 5. Research communities. In the forest without a dog / Andrew Grieser Johns; Siete de enero / Margaret Symington; Jungle love / John Symington; The birth and death of a very fine pit / Ronald E. Cole; Innocents abroad / Robin Dunbar; Back seat observers / David Bygott and Jeannette Hanby.