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This chapter serves as an introduction to cultural anthropology as an enterprise and this ethnography of the Sikaiana people. It discusses why learning about other cultures is important to for understanding human diversity across the globe and also provided another perspective for examining and understanding my own culture.
Sikaiana, Solomon Islands, Ethnography, Cultural Anthropology, Research Methods
Anthropology | Indigenous Studies | Other Languages, Societies, and Cultures | Polynesian Studies | Quantitative, Qualitative, Comparative, and Historical Methodologies | Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Donner, William, "Chapter 1, Another Perspective, in Intimacy and Community in a Changing World: Sikaiana Life 1980-1993" (2012). Sikaiana Ethnography. 16.
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