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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In 1968 and 1971 Chagnon was joined in the field by his film colleague, Timothy
Asch, during which time they shot documentary film that has led to the production
of 21 ethnographic films on the Yanomamo, distributed on a non-profit basis for ...
Napoleon A. Chagnon. vii FOREWARD toward the strategies used by individuals
in their kinship and marriage behavior; some of this work can be found in his
1979 book, co-edited with William Irons. ABOUT THIS CASE STUDY This fifth ...
Napoleon A. Chagnon. , 1973a, "Onomastique Yanomami", L 7/omme 13(3):60-
71. , 1973b, "El no de los periquitos: Breve relato de un viaje entre los Yanomami
del Alto Siapa", Antropologica 37:3-23. , 1975, El Hombre de la Pantorrilla ...
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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
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