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Demography of the Dobe !Kung

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First published in 1979, this is a classic study of the population of the Bushmen of the Kalahari Deselt of Botswana. Using methods that are simple and fully illustrated, the author presents empirical descriptions of the fertility, mortality, and marriage patterns of the famous !Kung hunter-gatherers.

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of the Population Study of a Hunting and Gathering People — 2. Age Estimation and Age Structure — 3. Causes of Sickness and Death — 4. The Measurement of Mortality — 5. Simulating Mortality — 6. An Overview of !Kung Women's Fertility: Completed Reproductive Careers — 7. Fertility Performance, 1963-1973 — 8. !Kung Fertility Performance in Comparative Perspective — 9. Primary and Secondary Sterility: Normal and Pathological Causes — 10. Fatness and Fertility — 11. Population Size, Growth Rates, and the Distribution: Simulations of Fertility and Mortality — 12. Marriage and Remarriage among the !Kung — 13. Fertility Performance of !Kung Men — 14. The Simulation of Fertility within Marriage — 15. Social Structural Implications of Demographic Parameters: Kinship Ties and Kinship Groups — 16. Genetic Implications of !Kung Demography — 17. History and Future of the Dobe !Kung Population.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780202365428
Publisher:
Aldine de Gruyter
Subject:
!Kung (African people)
Author:
Nancy Howell
Author:
Howell, Nancy
Subject:
General
Subject:
Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Tribes
Subject:
Native North American-General Native North American Studies
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
412

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Native American » General Native American Studies
History and Social Science » Sociology » General

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