Coming of age in second life : an anthropologist explores the virtually human /

"Tom Boellstorff conducted more than two years of fieldwork in Second Life, living among and observing its residents in the same way anthropologists traditionally have done to learn about cultures and social groups in the so-called real world. He applied the methods of anthropology to study man...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Boellstorff, Tom, 1969-
Format: Book
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2008]
Table of Contents:
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • The subject and scope of this inquiry
  • History
  • Method
  • Place and time
  • Personhood
  • Intimacy
  • Community
  • Political economy
  • The virtual
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Works cited
  • Index.