"An amazonianist, whose work with the Palikur leads me to find echoes with the Piaroa studied by Joanna, I am sadly highly ignorant of China and Chinese thought, but I agree with John McCreery that it is lamentable that we anthropologists do not…"
"Yes, theoretical and aesthetic concerns about the writing of ethnography are exciting and necessary, but do they not run the risk of leapfrogging over the crux of Joanna's article: How to live a safe and fecund social life in a dangerous and…"
"Thanks for the greeting, Huon. Hello to you too. I hope to contribute to the Joanna Overing discussion in due course... and once I've worked out how to navigate this somewhat confusing site. Alan Passes"