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Any material that is not original must be carefully acknowledged, with specific attention paid to the acknowledgment and referencing of quotes. This person usually spends an extended period of time (usually six months or a year) living with, talking to and observing members of a specific culture or group within a culture. For example, the interest in material culture which provided the focus for Feilberg’s work in the 30s was museological, and went into eclipse in the 50s and 60s.

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