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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Figure 6.5 Painted man looking at camera 203 Figure 7.2 Kaobawa addressing
the Mishimishimabowei-teri 222 Figure 7.3 Warriors from both groups lining up to
raid 223 Figure 7.4 Dedeheiwa 224 Figure 7.5 Moawa chanting to his hekura ...
Percent 20 15 10 5 0 5 10 Figure 8.4 Age/sex distribution of 474 individuals in
eight villages with 'intermediate' contacts with the outside — studied in 1991-
These villages show evidence of a major recent epidemic that caused many
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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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