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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Some protein advocates dismiss the suggestion that Yanomamo — or any
humans — will fight over sexual matters as 'libidinal speculation' on the part of
their observer. That suggests they think that much of the theory of evolution by
Novices attempt to attract particular hekura into their chests, a process that takes
a long time and much patience, for the hekura are somewhat coy and fickle, apt
to leave and abandon their human host. The interior of a shaman's body is a ...
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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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