Anderson brings to life a range of cultures from the tribal Hmong to a United States military base. With humor and a precision born of hands-on familiarity with the regions involved, she draws the reader into startlingly real identification with other people's worlds: France, Denmark, Thailand, India, Morocco, Japan, Corsica, China, Russia, and the United States. Collectively, these chapters give us insight into a gamut of anthropological themes, the challenges of applied fieldwork, and the impact of change on world cultures. Also by Barbara Gallatin Anderson and available from Waveland Press: First Fieldwork: The Misadventures of an Anthropologist (ISBN 088133491X). Titles of related interest available from Waveland Press: Barley, The Innocent Anthropologist: Notes from a Mud Hut (ISBN 1577661567); Bohannan-van der Elst, Asking and Listening: Ethnography as Personal Adaptation (ISBN 9780881339871); DeVita, Stumbling Toward Truth: Anthropologists at Work (ISBN 1577661257); and Gardner-Hoffman, Dispatches from the Field: Neophyte Ethnographers in a Changing World (ISBN 1577664515).