The subject, method and scope of this inquiry (1922) Made field work appear difficult, critical thinking of each step. Vs mead in samoa who made it appear easy and a breeze. His book becomes a classic in methodology, Real scientific aims, and know the values and criteria of modern ethnography: 2. Put himself in good conditions of workto live without other white men right among the natives: racial consciousness, 3. Apply a number of special methods of collecting, manipulating and fixing his evidence. Friendship with natives" and the draw of white society": his fieldwork carried out in a setting where there was a caste like separation between. The organization of the tribe and the anatomy of the culture must be recorded in firm, clear outline. The method of concrete statistical documentation is the means through which an outline has to be given: 2.