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The Mbuti Pygmies

Author : Colin M. Turnbull
ISBN : UOM:49015000010794
Genre : Social Science
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Humans

Author : Alice Beck Kehoe
ISBN : 9781135258566
Genre : Social Science
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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The King Of The World In The Land Of The Pygmies

Author : Joan Mark
ISBN : 0803282508
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Joan Mark offers an interpretive biography of Patrick Tracy Lowell Putnam (1904–53), who spent twenty-five years living among the Bambuti pygmies of the Ituri Forest in what is now Zaire. On the Epulu River he constructed Camp Putnam as a harmonious multiracial community. He modeled his camp on the “dude ranches” of the American West, taking in paying guests while running a medical clinic and occasionally offering legal aid to the local people, and assumed the role of intermediary between locals and visitors, including Colin M. Turnbull, author of the classic Forest People. Mark describes Putnam’s mercurial relations with family and with his African and American wives—and follows him to his sad and violent end. She places Patrick Putnam within the context of three different anthropological traditions and examines his contribution as an expert on pygmies.

The Yanomamo

Author : Napoleon Chagnon
ISBN : 9781111828745
Genre : Social Science
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Based on the author’s extensive fieldwork, this classic ethnography, now publishing in a legacy 6th 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. Also included in this legacy edition will be an interview Q&A with the author revealing his own take on his life’s work in the context of recent controversy. This interview will cap the legacy edition with rich perspectives from the author, his fieldwork, and the field of anthropology. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Sambia

Author : Gilbert H. Herdt
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040755980
Genre : Psychology
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This cultural and psychological study of gender identity and sexual development in a New Guinea Highlands society includes initiation rites and socialization studies, and contrasts the Sambia with other societies, including our own. Sambia boys experience ritualized homosexuality before puberty and do not leave it until marriage, after which homosexual activity is prohibited. The implications are developed cross-culturally and contextualized in gender literature.

The White Man Will Eat You

Author : William Edward Wormsley
ISBN : 0155001965
Genre : Social Science
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The Human Dilemma

Author : Melvin D. Williams
ISBN : 0030315948
Genre : Social Science
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Friend By Day Enemy By Night

Author : R. Lincoln Keiser
ISBN : 0030533325
Genre : Social Science
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The Trobrianders Of Papua New Guinea

Author : Annette B. Weiner
ISBN : 0030119197
Genre : Social Science
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This re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowski’s classic ethnographic work of the early 20th century, provides a balanced view of the society from a male and female perspective, including coverage of new discoveries about the importance of woman’s work and wealth in the society.

The Swazi

Author : Hilda Kuper
ISBN : UCAL:B5081862
Genre : History
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Based upon information collected during half a century of field research in Swaziland, this case study presents rare insight into the dynamics of the country's independence, problems facing traditional leaders, and conflicts of interest and personalities.

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