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Environment and cultural behavior : ecological studies in cultural anthropology

Author: Andrew Peter Vayda; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Published for American Museum of Natural History [by] Natural History Press, 1969.
Series: American Museum sourcebooks in anthropology.
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Vayda, Andrew Peter.
Environment and cultural behavior.
Garden City, N.Y., Published for American Museum of Natural History [by] Natural History Press, 1969
(OCoLC)577328047
Online version:
Vayda, Andrew Peter.
Environment and cultural behavior.
Garden City, N.Y., Published for American Museum of Natural History [by] Natural History Press, 1969
(OCoLC)606529516
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Peter Vayda; American Museum of Natural History.
OCLC Number: 11676
Description: xvi, 485 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part I. Systems in operation --
Two types of ecosystems / Clifford Gertz --
An approach to the bioenergetics of rural West Bengal / Dwain W. Parrack --
!Kung Bushman subsistence : an input-output analysis / Richard B. Lee --
Ecology and adaptation to parasitic diseases / Alexander Alland, Jr. --
Cultural and natural checks on population growth / D.H. Stott --
Divination --
a new perspective / Omar Khayyam Moore --
The potlach system of the Southern Kwakiutl : an new perspective / Stuart Piddocke --
Camel pastoralism in North Arabia and the minimal camping unit / Louise E. Sweet --
Ritual regulation of environmental relations among a New Guinea people / Roy A. Rappaport --
Expansion and warfare among Swidden agriculturalists / Andrew P. Vayda --
An ethnoecological approach to shifting agriculture / Harold C. Conklin --
Man against his environment : a game theoretic framework / Peter R. Gould --
Computers and the evaluation of resource management strategies / Kenneth E.F. Watt --
Cultural influences on population : a comparison of two Tupí tribes / Charles Wagley --
Part II. Origins and development --
The ecology of early food production in Mesopotamia / Kent V. Flannery --
Sickle-cell trait in human biological and cultural evolution / Stephen L. Wiesenfeld --
Swidden agriculture and the rise of Maya civilization / D.E. Dumond --
Relations of environmental and cultural factors / Alfred L. Kroeber --
Ecologic relationships of ethnic groups in Swat, North Pakistan / Fredrik Barth --
Ecological determinants of chieftanship among the Yaruro Indians of Venezuela / Anthony Leeds --
Land use and the extended family in Moala, Fiji / Marshall D. Sahlins --
Effects of climate on certain cultural practices / John W.M. Whiting --
The ecosystem concept and the problem of air pollution / Otis Dudley Duncan.
Series Title: American Museum sourcebooks in anthropology.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew P. Vayda.

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