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!Kung San Men, Women, and Work in a Foraging Society

ISBN-10: 0521295610

ISBN-13: 9780521295611

Edition: 1979

Authors: Richard B. Lee

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Description:

An ecological and historical study, this is Professor Lee's major statement on his research of hunting and gathering communities.
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/12/1979
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 556
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

List of tables and figures
Preface
Note on orthography
Introduction: !Kung ecology and society
Fieldwork with the !Kung
San, Bushman, Basarwa: a question of names
The Dobe area: its people and their history
The environment
Technology and the organisation of production
An inventory of plant resources
The mongongo
Hunting
Men, women and work
The allocation of nutritional stress
Production and reproduction
Ownership, leadership and the use of space
Conflict and violence
Economic and social change in the 1960s and 1970s
The lessons of the !Kung
Appendix A-E
Bibliography
Index