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Hi

He describes his impressions of them (Indians) in his book Mornings in Mexico – along with some other essays – in which he shows an amazing ability to step beyond the “objectivity” of observing the Indians from a European point of view (as most other anthropologists of his time did) and catch something of their experience of the world.

--- I have a problem with understanding the whole part in bold. Does it say that in his book and essays he knew how to look at/describe the Indians not from an objective European point of view like many other anthropologists do it (so it means that these anthropologists' point of view is wrong, right?) and thanks to his point of view he was able to find out how the Indians experience the world?

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The quote marks around "objectivity" indicate that, while the Europeans may have thought they were being objective, they really weren't, or at least the author doesn't think they were. (Nowadays this use of quotation marks seems to be called "scare quotes" - read more about them here .) So yes, the author is saying that this man, instead of taking the subjective view of the Indians like other anthropologists of his day, was able to truly understand them and "catch" the way they experienced and interpreted the world.
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