The Yanomamo

Paperback | November 15, 1996

byNapoleon A. Chagnon

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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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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 b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.2 × 6.3 × 0.5 inPublished:November 15, 1996Publisher:Wadsworth Publishing

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ISBN - 10:0155053272

ISBN - 13:9780155053274

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Forward.Preface.The Killing of Ruwahiwa.1. Doing Fieldwork Among the Yanomamo.2. Cultural Ecology.3. Myth and Cosmos.4. Social Organization and Demography.5. Political Alliances, Trading and Feasting.6. Yanomamo Warfare.7. The Mishmishimobewei-teri Village.8. The Beginning of Western Acculturation.Glossary.References Cited.Ethnographic Films on the Yanomamo.Index.