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Anthropologist : scientist of the people

Author: Mary Batten; A Magdalena Hurtado; Kim Hill
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.
Series: Scientists in the field.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the daily lives and customs of the Aché people, one of the few hunter-gatherers societies left in the world, based on the studies of anthropologist Magdalena Hurtado.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: A Magdalena Hurtado; A Magdalena Hurtado; A Magdalena Hurtado; A Magdalena Hurtado
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Batten; A Magdalena Hurtado; Kim Hill
ISBN: 0618083685 9780618083688
OCLC Number: 47828271
Description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 24 x 28 cm.
Series Title: Scientists in the field.
Responsibility: written by Mary Batten ; photographs by A. Magdalena Hurtado and Kim Hill.
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Describes the daily lives and customs of the Achae people, one of the few hunter-gatherers societies left in the world, based on the studies of anthropologist Magdalena Hurtado.  Read more...

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"Batten s graceful text covers basic science concepts (what an anthropologist really does; what evolutionary biology is) in accessible, clear language and examples just right for kids, offering Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-07-30) Good Permalink

    This book discusses the life of an anthropologist who works with indiginous people of the rain forest. It explains her day-to-day life and how her work makes a difference in the world. Also explains how to become an anthropologist and how one could help the people of the rain forest.    

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