Analects of the Core: Malinowski on the false picture of natives

In honor of CC203‘s examination of the seminal ethnography by Bronislaw Malinowski:

The time when we could tolerate accounts presenting us the native as a distorted, childish caricature of a human being are gone. This picture is false, and like many other falsehood, it has been killed by Science.

- Argonauts of the Western Pacific


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