By Alisse Waterston
* Winner: foreign Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Outstanding e-book Award 2016 *
My Father’s Wars is an anthropologist's shiny account of her father's trip throughout continents, nations, cultures, generations, and wars. it's a daughter's relocating portrait of an enthralling, humorous, wounded and tough guy. And it's a scholar's mirrored image at the dramatic forces of historical past, the event of exile and immigration, the legacies of tradition, and the iconic energy of reminiscence. This publication is for Anthropology and Sociology classes in qualitative tools, ethnography, violence, migration, and ethnicity.
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