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This autobiographical essay reflects on experiences with antisemitism in New York City, Mexico, Costa Rica, and the Soviet Union. It analyzes this material in relation to ethnographers' emotional life and subjectivity and the larger historical and political contexts of fieldwork.


Edelman, Marc. 1996. “Devil, Not-Quite-White, Rootless Cosmopolitan: Tsuris in Latin America, the Bronx, and the USSR.” In Composing Ethnography: Alternative Forms of Qualitative Writing, edited by Carolyn Ellis and Arthur P. Bochner, 267–300. Walnut Creek: AltaMira Press.


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