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Noble Savages My Life among Two Dangerous Tribes -- the Yanomamo and the Anthropologists

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ISBN-10: 0684855119

ISBN-13: 9780684855110

Edition: N/A

Authors: Napoleon A. Chagnon

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"One of history's greatest anthropologists--and a rip-roaring storyteller--recounts his life with an endangered Amazonian tribe and the mind-boggling controversies his work ignited" (Steven Pinker, author of The Better Angels of Our Nature).When Napoleon Chagnon arrived in Venezuela's Amazon region in 1964 to study the Yanomamö Indians, one of the last large tribal groups still living in isolation, he discovered a remarkably violent society. Men who killed others had the most wives and offspring, their violence possibly giving them an evolutionary advantage. The prime reasons for violence, Chagnon found, were to avenge deaths and abduct women. When Chagnon began publishing his observations,…    
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/18/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

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