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Author Dumont, Jean-Paul, 1940-

Title Visayan vignettes : ethnographic traces of a Philippine island / Jean-Paul Dumont.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1992.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.800959995 DUMO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "To read the book is to appreciate the highly contingent, provisional, oblique, open-ended way in which people try to make "sense" of another culture."--Resil B. Mojares, "Philippine Graphic "This book is an interestingly complex ethnography that approaches the self-critical dialectical ethnography called for two decades ago....It is a welcome contribution to postmodernist theory and to the ethnography of the Visayas."--Ronald Provencher, "Journal of Asian Studies
Subject Dumont, Jean-Paul, 1940-
Ethnology -- Philippines -- Siquijor Island.
Cebuano (Philippine people)
Ethnologists -- Philippines -- Siquijor Island.
ISBN 0226169545 (alk. paper)
0226169553 (paperback: alk. paper)