Kinship with Monkeys The Guaj� Foragers of Eastern Amazonia

ISBN-10: 0231125259

ISBN-13: 9780231125253

Edition: 2003

List price: $42.00
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Intrigued by a slide showing a woman breast-feeding a monkey, anthropologist Loretta A. Cormier spent 15 months living among the Guaja, a foraging people in a remote area of Brazil. The result is this ethnographic study of the extraordinary relationship between the Guaja Indians and monkeys.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Notes on Orthography
Introduction
A Brief History of the Guaja
A Brief History of New World Monkeys
Monkey Hunting
Guaja Kinship
Animism and the Forest Siblings
Pet Monkeys
Cosmology and Symbolic Cannibalism
Conclusion: Ethnoprimatology in Amazonia and Beyond
Monkeys in the Guaja Habitat
Notes
References
Index
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