Not a Hazardous Sport

Not a Hazardous Sport
Author: Nigel Barley
Language English
Pages: 206
ISBN10: 0805009604
Genre: Anthropology
Goodreads Rating: 3.90
ISBN13: 9780805009606
Published: December 1st 1989 by Henry Holt & Company

Note: This book has been republished as The Innocent Anthropologist: Notes from a Mud Hut. After Nigel Barley's insurance company determined that anthropology was not a hazardous sport, he was free to set off for Torajaland, a remote district of Indonesia. His visit sparked an enduring love afair which led his friends, the Torajans, to London. Their hilarious visit makes a fitting climax to Barley's book.