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Published by Harcourt Brace College Publishers in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Yanomamo (Indiens),
  • Ethnologie

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementpar Napoleon A. Chagnon
SeriesCase studies in cultural anthropology
ContributionsChagnon, Napoleon A., 1938-
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22218073M
ISBN 100155053272

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Kaobawa gave truthful info in return for machete. Gained political history of multiple villages, detailed genealogic information, sincere advice and insights into Yanomamo way of life • What is the Scientific Problem and what is his solution? (p on) o Each Yanomamo village= recent colony or splinter group of larger village o Cause and effect relationships Village size Genealogical.   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 , including a recent trip by the author to the Brazilian Yanomamo in. Buy a cheap copy of The Yanomamo: The Fierce People book by Napoleon A. Chagnon. The Yanomamo of Venezuela and Brazil are a truly remarkable people, and one of the few sovereign tribal societies left on earth. This classic ethnography, based on Free shipping over $Cited by: 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.