Based on the author's extensive fieldwork, this classic ethnography, now in its fifth 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.
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His Bishop told him that his mission at Catrimani had been closed by the
Brazilian government and he couldn't go back to the Yanomamo. The reason was
that John and others in his mission were dutifully reporting the presence of illegal
Cautious international optimism about the future of the Brazilian Yanomamo
followed, but Collor' s government then began delaying implementation of crucial
programs already set into law and was seemingly backing away from his highly ...
He did so against powerful opposition from high ranking Brazilian military officials
, governors of the States of Roraima and Ama- zonas, and mining and economic
development groups. A disaster of staggering proportions was averted: The ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Karin7 - LibraryThing
Note that this is apparently a reprint of a book from the 1960s. The author has since been discredited. I studied this for an anthropology class. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kassilem - LibraryThing
I've never really knew much about the Yanomamo before this besides the fact that they lived in circular structures and used hallucinatory drugs. And only that because I had to do a tiny bit of ... Read full review
Doing Fieldwork among the Yanomamo
Myth and Cosmos
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