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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Footage that Asch and I shot the Mishimishimabowei-teri the same year has also
been used to make 18 other films on the Mishimishimabowei-teri, and footage I
shot there in 1970 provided the basis of a film I made about the politics and ...
They shot him and killed him with one volley of arrows as he reached for the fruits
of the palm. Ironically, one of Matowa's 'brothers', who also participated in this
raid, was married to one of the Bosibrei 's daughters. The Monou-teri had ...
Thus, they live with a greater degree of security at mission locations and their
neighbors do not raid them for fear of being shot with guns and, equally important
, fear of being outflanked in their retreat by pursuers who can get ahead of them ...
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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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