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Yanomamo

ISBN-10: 1111828741
ISBN-13: 9781111828745
Edition: 6th 2013
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Description: Based on the author's extensive fieldwork, this classic ethnography, now publishing in a legacy 6th edition, focuses on the Yanomamo. These truly remarkable South American people are one of the few primitive sovereign tribal societies left on earth.  More...

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Book details

List price: $81.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.408

Based on the author's extensive fieldwork, this classic ethnography, now publishing in a legacy 6th edition, focuses on the Yanomamo. These truly remarkable South American people are one of the few primitive sovereign tribal societies left on earth. This new edition includes events and changes that have occurred since 1992, including a recent trip by the author to the Brazilian Yanomamo in 1995. Also included in this legacy edition will be an interview Q&A with the author revealing his own take on his life's work in the context of recent controversy. This interview will cap the legacy edition with rich perspectives from the author, his fieldwork, and the field of anthropology.

Napoleon A. Chagnon is a contributor for the following Houghton Mifflin Company Title: Yanomamo

Foreword
Author's Preface to the Sixth Edition
Acknowledgments
Prologue
The Killing of Ruwahiwa
Doing Fieldwork among the Yanomamo
Cultural Ecology
Myth and Cosmos
Social Organization and Demography
Political Alliances, Trading, and Feasting
Yanomamo Warfare
Alliance With the Mishimishimabowei-teri
The Acceleration of Change in Yanomamoland
Interview of the Author by William G. Irons
Glossary
References Cited
Ethnographic Films on the Yanomamo
Index

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