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Bronislaw Malinowski, Identifying the Kula Ring of the Trobriand Islanders: The Role of Ethnographic Field Observation in Pattern Recognition. CSISS Classics
- Author(s): White, Eric
- Editor(s): Janelle, Donald
- et al.
Combining ethnographic field observation with theory (functionalism), Malinowski draws linkages and meaning from spatial patterns and social practices. He established an approach to research that endures in modern cultural anthropology.