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Life among the Yanomami

the story of change among the Xilixana on the Mucajai River in Brazil

by John F. Peters

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Published by Broadview Press in Peterborough, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mucajaí River Valley (Brazil),
  • Brazil,
  • Mucajaí River Valley,
  • Mucajaí River Valley.,
  • Brésil,
  • Mucajaí, Vallée de la.
    • Subjects:
    • Yanomamo Indians -- Brazil -- Mucajaí River Valley -- Social life and customs.,
    • Social change -- Brazil -- Mucajaí River Valley.,
    • Yanomami (Indiens) -- Brésil -- Mucajaí, Vallée de la.,
    • Changement (Sociologie) -- Brésil -- Mucajaí, Vallée de la.,
    • Mucajaí River Valley (Brazil) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-288) and index.

      StatementJohn F. Peters.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2520.1.Y3 P48 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination292 p. :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL478741M
      ISBN 101551111934
      LC Control Number98205033
      OCLC/WorldCa38916557

        It seems likely that this is the same manuscript cited in a second published source, Life Among the Yanomami, a book by John F. Peters (Broadview Press, ). Peters, however, cites Tierney’s manuscript as follows: Tierney, Pat. The Last Tribes of Dorado. The Yanomami Indians, living in the depths of the Venezuelan forest, are one of the most interesting of the world's tribal peoples. Jacques Lizot lived among them for over fifteen years and has written an account which allows them to speak for themselves, in stories told by Yanomami individuals. The tales are revealing in the insights they provide into the Indians' daily experience; their.

      Buy a cheap copy of The Yanomamo: The Fierce People book by Napoleon A. Chagnon. The Yanomamo of Venezuela and Brazil are a truly remarkable people, and one of the few sovereign tribal societies left on earth. This classic ethnography, based on Free shipping over $   Chagnon has spent decades studying and living with the Yanomami (also known as the Yanomamö) and wrote the best-selling – and hugely controversial – Yanomamö: The Fierce People. In that book.

      “My Yanomami family called me by name. Anyopo-we. What it means, I soon learned, is ‘long way around’: I’d taken the long way around obstacles to be here among my people, back where I started. A twenty-year detour.” For much of his young life, David Good was torn between two vastly different worlds. The orientation of anthropological research among the Yanomami has evolved to emphasize more humanitarian, applied, and advocacy work in recent decades. Starting in the late 18th century, various explorers and naturalists like Alexander von Humboldt published anecdotal accounts of brief encounters with the Yanomami.


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The result is a rich and well-rounded understanding of this famously isolated people. Life Among the Yanomami builds on recent literature and the author's personal experience of the northern Brazil people, the Mucajai Yanomami, with whom he lived from to.

Life Among the Yanomami builds on literature and the author's personal experience of the northern Brazil people, the Mucajai Yanomami, with whom he lived from.

In Life among the Yanomami (LAY) Peters presents detailed observations from forty years of work with the Xilixana (Mucajai) Yanomami. This ethnography is complimented in The Xilixana Yanomami (XY) with seventy years of quantitative demographic data on the same group.

Both books provide a deeply insightful account of change in Yanomami. Anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon describes his life-long research among the Yanomamo, an isolated tribe in the Amazon, and the controversy inspired by his book Yanomamo: The Fierce People. ‘Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes -- the Yanomamo and the Anthropologists’ by Napoleon Chagnon (Simon & Schuster) So does the field of.

Peters, JF () Life among the Yanomami, New York: Broadview Press. Google Scholar Ramos, A () The Social System of the Sanuma of Northern Brazil (PhD dissertation, University of Wisconsin), Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Contents: Frontmatter --Contents --Acknowledgements --Preface --List of Maps, Figures, and Tables --Glossary of Terms mi, Xilixana, and the Anthropological Approach --Part Xilixana Way of Life Entry, Language-Learning, and Cultural Surprises --Three.

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It was, Mr. Good thought, as if someone had stood on a mean corner in Manhattan chronicling muggings and murders and then had written a book titled "New Yorkers: The Mugging and Murdering People.".

Life among the Yanomami: the story of change among the Xilixana on the Mucajai River in Brazil Find a copy in the library Sorry, we don't know your location. Please enter or re-enter your location below. He was the author of five previous academic books.

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