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1 Armchair anthropology is a term use to defining a person with the knowledge from book but does not have a physical experience In other word person with the idea of a theory but the thoughts was not earned by his her ability As it was presented in Part 1 of Tales from the Jungle Malinowski Malinowski earned his idea of thoughts from the tourist s journal books and the researches of someone else s which mean the ideas were not proved or examined by Malinowski himself So the thoughts were not earned by his ability Since he had limited sources of data his idea was performed in the boundary of the data which he had collected 2 Ethnocentrism is defined as a tendency to view alien groups or cultures different from their own from the perspective of one s own According to Part 1 of Tales from the Jungle it was clearly shown that Malinowski considered unknown culture as the savages which means uncivilized barbarous these cultures were portrayed as opposite of his own culture He believed that these savages were not fully developed as his culture which was civilized So from his perspective they were not possessing product of the culture He had a view of the ethnocentrism 3 In Part2 Malinowski determines that the Australian Aborigines actually have a family First he concluded that the interaction of two different genders was different from our structure of a family However he observed the photos and description of who is intersecting with whom all the travelers account and the data of the original family life By this examination he has found that the Australian Aborigines has the member whom they eat cook and live together in the long term basis Also the children were preforming an intimate relationship with the adults from the group they were in a part of So Malinowski came up with the fact that these living conditions were very much alike from our terms of a family It was shown that Malinowski as armchair anthropologists relied on the perception and the research data of the others All the data he had collected were not accurate Instead he found somewhat different in his observation 4 In the book Cultural Anthropology A Concise Introduction define Kula ring as a classic example of balanced reciprocity in the Trobriand Island an archipelago located off the eastern shores of New Guinea Two kinds of valuables are involved white armshells called mwali and necklaces of red spondylus shells known as soulava or sometimes as bigi Also according to the Part4 of the Tales from the Jungle Malinowski Kula is an ancient tradition of the New Guinea Voyaging for the Kula was a dangerous event The armshells were so valuable that they risked everything to voyage It is connected to the question 5 s answer 5 According to the film Part4 Malinowski discovers it late one night sailing between the islands Every few moths they build a decorated canoe as the part



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