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

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

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Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes-- the Yanomamö and the anthropologists
Title
Noble savages
Title remainder
my life among two dangerous tribes-- the Yanomamö and the anthropologists
Statement of responsibility
Napoleon A. 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
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
Label
Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes-- the Yanomamö and the anthropologists, Napoleon A. Chagnon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [463]-510) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
531 p.
Isbn
9780684855103
Lccn
2012012413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn779266114
  • (OCoLC)ocn853274689
Label
Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes-- the Yanomamö and the anthropologists, Napoleon A. Chagnon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [463]-510) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
531 p.
Isbn
9780684855103
Lccn
2012012413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn779266114
  • (OCoLC)ocn853274689

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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