By Ruth Behar
Eloquently interweaving ethnography and memoir, award-winning anthropologist Ruth Behar bargains a brand new conception and perform for humanistic anthropology. She proposes an anthropology that's lived and written in a private voice. She does so within the desire that it'll lead us towards higher intensity of realizing and feeling, not just in modern anthropology, yet in all acts of witnessing.
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