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PACAA NOVA

By: BERNARD VON GRAEVE

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ISBN: 0921149360

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The Pacaa Nova were originally a tribe of hunters, gatherers and simple horticulturalists in the upper Amazon. As the frontier of Brazilian 'civilization' has expanded, their extraordinary culture has been trampled on and transformed. Of particular importance in this case has been the intrusion of the rubber industry into the Amazon headwaters; important as well have been the influences of the Catholic Church and the government. It is a tragic story, but an entirely f... View more info

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JIVARO

By: BERTRAND FLORNOY

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Publisher: CREATION BOOKS:

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ISBN: 1840681888

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The Jivaro Indians of the Peru-Ecuador interior have long been renowned for their ferocity and cruelty in warfare; they are also shamanistic, communing with ancient spectres through the ingestion of poisonous hallucinogens. But above all, the Jivaro are known for their unique and macabre brand of death magic - the severing and shrinking of human heads. JIVARO is the true account of an expedition into the Amazon rain forest to locate and study the Jivaro Indians; their di... View more info

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Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human Histo

By: BRIAN M. FAGAN

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ISBN: 1620405733

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Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human Histo

By: BRIAN M. FAGAN

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ISBN: 1620405733

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SEX AND REPRESSION IN SAVAGE SOCIETY

By: BRONISLA MALINOWSKI

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Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS:

Seller ID: IM57186

ISBN: 0226502872

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FROM PRIMITIVE TO POSTCOLONIAL IN MELANE

By: BRUCE M. KNAUFT

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ISBN: 0472066870

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What have anthropologists taught us about Melanesia--one of anthropology's most important and intensively studied world regions? In this book, Professor Bruce Knauft draws together and critically reanalyzes what we know about major features of Melanesian cultural history, warfare and politics, gender, bodily practices, and spirituality as discerned from more than a century of academic study."" "From Primitive to Postcolonial in Melanesia and Anthropology" is arguably... View more info

KONYAK NAGAS : AN INDIAN FRONTIER TRIBE

By: CHRISTOPH VON FURER-HAIMENDORF

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ISBN: 1199322725

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TOTEMISM

By: CLAUDE LEVI-STRAUSS

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Publisher: BEACON PRESS (RH):

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ISBN: 080704671X

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"Levi-Strauss continues his assault on the myth of the primitice as savage by turning to the phenomena of totemism an totoemix classification ... to show, contrary to this myth, that primitive thought rests upon a rich and complex conceptual structure." - "Commentary" View more info

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VIEW FROM AFAR

By: CLAUDE LEVI-STRAUSS

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Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM57146

ISBN: 0226474747

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This collection touches on a wide range of anthropological issues, including family and marriage, myths, and rites, the environment and its representation, and constraint and freedom. The essays encompass more than forty years of analysis and constrain arguments that are as relevant today as they were thirty years ago. "Hardly a field remains untouched--sociobiology, linguistics, botany, genetics, psychiatry, esthetics, ecology, politics, neuroscience, education, mor... View more info

Mirror for Man: The Relation of the Anthropology t

By: CLYDE KLUCKHOHN

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ISBN: 007035071X

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MOUNTAIN PEOPLE

By: COLIN M. TURNBULL

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ISBN: 0671640984

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WOMEN OF FIRE AND SPIRIT : HISTORY FAIT

By: CYNT HOEHLER-FATTON

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM54119

ISBN: 0195097912

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The African Christian Roho religion, or Holy Spirit movement, is a charismatic and prophetic movement that arose in the Luo region of western Kenya. This movement has fascinated students of history and religion for more than sixty years, but surprisingly has not been extensively studied. This book fills that lacuna. In Women of Fire and Spirit, Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton uses the extensive oral histories and life narratives of active participants in the faith, giving the... View more info

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WHERE FIRE SPEAKS : A VISIT WITH THE HIM

By: DAVID CAMPION

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Publisher: ARSENAL PULP PRESS:

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ISBN: 1551521318

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On the wild river that divides Namibia from Angola, members of the Himba tribe herd cattle as they have done for hundreds of years. The women wear thick coils of jewelry and skirts of animal skin; there are monkeys in the palm trees and love birds breed nearby. "Where Fire Speaks" documents the lives of the Himba, and time spent around the fire, where it is believed their ancestors reside, speaking to them and connecting them to their past. But the world of the Himba ... View more info

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WAY AROUND

By: DAVID GOOD

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Seller ID: IM28911

ISBN: 0062382128

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LARDIL

By: DAVID MCKNIGHT

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Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS:

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ISBN: 0811808343

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BRAINDANCE

By: DEAN FALK

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ISBN: 0805031863

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COMING OF AGE

By: DEBORAH BLUM

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ISBN: 1250055725

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HUMAN ZOO

By: DESMOND MORRIS

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Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM433757

ISBN: 119917646X

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Well of Sacrifice: An Account of the Expedition to

By: DONALD EDIGER

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Publisher: DOUBLEDAY & CO.:

Seller ID: IM435810

ISBN: 1199197920

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Ancestors: In Search of Human Origins

By: DONALD JOHANSON

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Publisher: VILLARD BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM503169

ISBN: 0679420606

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VOICES FROM THE STONE AGE

By: DOUGLAS MAZONOWICZ

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Publisher: GALLERY OF PREHISTORIC PAINTINGS:

Seller ID: IM480913

ISBN: 0690005741

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SOCIAL CONQUEST OF EARTH

By: EDWARD O. WILSON

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ISBN: 0871403633

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Sparking vigorous debate in the sciences, The Social Conquest of Earth upends "the famous theory that evolution naturally encourages creatures to put family first" (Discover). Refashioning the story of human evolution, Wilson draws on his remarkable knowledge of biology and social behavior to demonstrate that group selection, not kin selection, is the premier driving force of human evolution. In a work that James D. Watson calls "a monumental exploration of the biologica... View more info

SORROW OF THE LONELY AND THE BURNING....

By: EDWARD SCHIEFFELIN

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Publisher: ST. MARTINS:

Seller ID: IM457114

ISBN: 1199417653

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RETURN TO LAUGHTER

By: ELENORE SMITH BOWEN

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Publisher: ANCHOR PRESS/DOUBLEDAY:

Seller ID: IM433696

ISBN: 1199175838

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FOXFIRE 6

By: ELIOT WIGGINTON

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM494824

ISBN: 0385152728

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