Durrenberger, E. Paul

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DURRENBERGER, E. Paul. American, b. 1943. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Archaeology/Antiquities. Career: Archaeological researcher and field worker for Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory, Texas Memorial Museum, Smithsonian Institution, and Washington State University, 1962-65; Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, instructor in anthropology, 1966; Antioch College, assistant professor of anthropology, 1971-72; University of Iowa, Iowa City, assistant professor, 1972-76, associate professor, 1976-82, professor of anthropology, 1982-. University of Iceland, Fulbright professor, 1984; University of South Alabama, visiting professor, 1987-89. Conducted field work in Thailand and Iceland; consultant to University of Chiangmai. National Public Radio, commentator for the series All Things Considered, 1995-96. Publications: A Socio-Medical Study of the Lisu of Northern Thailand, 1970; A SocioEconomic Study of a Shan Village in Maehongson Province, 1977; Agricultural Production and Household Budgets in a Shan Peasant Village in Northwestern Thailand: A Quantitative Description, 1978; Lisu Religion (monograph), 1989; (with N. Tannenbaum) Analytical Perspectives on Shan Agriculture and Village Economics, 1990; (with D. Durrenberger) The Saga of Gunnlaugur Snake's Tongue, with an Essay on the Structure and Translation of the Saga, 1992; It's All Politics: South Alabama's Seafood Industry, 1992; The Dynamics of Medieval Iceland: Political Economy and Literature, 1992; Icelandic Essays: Explorations in the Anthropology of a Modern Nation, 1995; Gulf Coast Soundings: People and Policy in the Mississippi Shrimp Industry, 1996; (with D. Durrenberger) The Saga of Havardur of Isafjordur, with an Essay on the Political, Economic, and Cultural Background of the Saga, 1996. EDITOR: (and contrib.) Chayanov, Peasants, and Economic Anthropology, 1984; (with G. Palsson, and contrib.) The Anthropology of Iceland, 1989; (with L. Maril and J.S. Thomas) Marine Resource Utilization, 1989; (with Palsson, and contrib.) Images of Contemporary Iceland: Everyday Lives and Global Contexts, 1996; State Power and Culture in Thailand: An Historical View, 1996. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals. Address: Department of Anthropology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, U.S.A.