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The Resource Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes--the Yanamamo and the anthropologists, Napoleon Chagnon

Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes--the Yanamamo and the anthropologists, Napoleon Chagnon

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Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes--the Yanamamo and the anthropologists
Title
Noble savages
Title remainder
my life among two dangerous tribes--the Yanamamo and the anthropologists
Statement of responsibility
Napoleon Chagnon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The most controversial and famous anthropologist of modern time describes his seminal lifelong research among the Yanomamo Indians of the Amazon basin and how his startling observations provoked admiration among many fellow anthropologists and outrage among others
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chagnon, Napoleon A.
Dewey number
304.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2520.1.Y3
LC item number
.C49 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Yanomamo Indians
  • Sociobiology
  • Human behavior
  • Social evolution
Label
Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes--the Yanamamo and the anthropologists, Napoleon Chagnon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Culture shock : my first year in the field -- Discovering the significant of the names -- Raids and revenge : why villages fission and move -- Bringing my family to Yanomamöland and my early encounters with the Salesians -- First contact with the new Yanamamö villages -- Geography lesson -- From fieldwork to science -- Conflicts over women -- Fighting and violence -- First contact with the Iwahikoroba-teri -- Yanamamö origins and their fertile crescent -- Yanamamö social organization -- Three headmen of authority -- Twilight in cultural anthropology : postmodernism and radical advocacy supplant science -- Confrontation with the Salesians -- Darkness in cultural anthropology
Control code
ocn779266114
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
531 p.
Isbn
9780684855103
Lccn
2012012413
Other control number
40021931873
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1517682
  • (OCoLC)779266114
Label
Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes--the Yanamamo and the anthropologists, Napoleon Chagnon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Culture shock : my first year in the field -- Discovering the significant of the names -- Raids and revenge : why villages fission and move -- Bringing my family to Yanomamöland and my early encounters with the Salesians -- First contact with the new Yanamamö villages -- Geography lesson -- From fieldwork to science -- Conflicts over women -- Fighting and violence -- First contact with the Iwahikoroba-teri -- Yanamamö origins and their fertile crescent -- Yanamamö social organization -- Three headmen of authority -- Twilight in cultural anthropology : postmodernism and radical advocacy supplant science -- Confrontation with the Salesians -- Darkness in cultural anthropology
Control code
ocn779266114
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
531 p.
Isbn
9780684855103
Lccn
2012012413
Other control number
40021931873
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1517682
  • (OCoLC)779266114

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