Anthropology / Everything Human

The Uninvited Invitados
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    Soon after Jeffrey Cohen and his wife, Maria, arrived in Oaxaca, Mexico, they were invited to a wedding. This experience, over two decades ago, ushered in their fieldwork and revealed how much they had to learn.

    The Uninvited Invitados

    A couple of young gringo anthropologists adjust to village life in Oaxaca, Mexico. They start with a wedding—and the food.