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"This ethnography is one of the classics in the field of South America. The Jívaro (Shuar) represent one of the most important and political well-organized groups of South American Indians, and Harner's work, reissued here, will become the major introduction in English to these people for future students."—Brent Berlin, UC Berkeley

Table of Contents

Introduction

Orthography

I. The Jívaro: Background

II. Shelter, Subsistence, and Technology

III. Social Relations

IV. The Hidden World

V. Law, Feuding, and War

VI. Cultural Change

Epilogue

Bibliography

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520050655
Author:
Harner, Michael
Publisher:
University of California Press
Author:
aelig
Author:
Harner, Michael J.
Author:
Harner, Mich&amp
Author:
J.L.
Author:
Mich&amp
Author:
l J. Harner
Subject:
General
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
South American
Subject:
Indians of south america
Subject:
Latin and south america
Subject:
Shuar Indians.
Subject:
Latin America - South America
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
World History-South America
Edition Description:
First Edition, With a new preface
Publication Date:
19840931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
239
Dimensions:
8.14x5.18x.64 in. .64 lbs.

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