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The Gebusi : lives transformed in a rainforest world

Author: Bruce M Knauft
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Suitable for students, this ethnography provides a real-life account of the transition from a traditional to a modern culture. It uses personal stories and ethnographic examples to connect  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce M Knauft
ISBN: 9780073405377 007340537X
OCLC Number: 278980842
Notes: Map on p. [2] of cover.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 193 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: Friends in the forest --
Rhythms of survival --
Lives of death --
Getting along with kin and killers --
Spirits, sex, and celebration --
Ultimate splendor --
Reentry --
Yuway's sacred decision --
Pennies and peanuts, rugby and radios --
Mysterious romance, marital choice --
Sayu's dance and after --
Gebusi 2008.
Responsibility: Bruce Knauft.
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