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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2 / Cultural Ecology People everywhere must come to grips with the physical
environments within which they live in order to survive and produce offspring who
carry on their traditions. The physical environment, however, contains not only ...
He is in that sense like Man, but unlike Man, he is part of Nature, not of Culture.
This distinction is fundamental in Yanomamo conceptions, for the Yanomamo
separate themselves invidiously from the animals, and point out, as proudly as
Harris, Marvin, 1974, Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches: The Riddles of Culture.
New York: Random House. , 1975, Culture, People, Nature: An Introduction to
General Anthropology, second ed. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell. , 1977,
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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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