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The Cambridge encyclopedia of hunters and gatherers

Author: Richard B Lee; Richard Daly
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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"The Encyclopedia is divided into three parts. The first contains case studies, by leading experts, of over fifty hunting and gathering peoples, in seven major world regions. There is a general introduction and an archaeological overview for each region. Part II contains thematic essays on prehistory, social life, gender, music and art, health, religion, and indigenous knowledge. The final part surveys the complex  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Reference works
Aufsatzsammlung
Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Lee; Richard Daly
ISBN: 052157109X 9780521571098 9781849723633 184972363X
OCLC Number: 39654919
Notes: Includes contributions from New Zealand authors.
Description: xx, 511 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Foragers and others / Richard B. Lee, Richard Daly --
Part I. Ethnographies --
I. North America --
Introduction : North America / Harvey A. Feit --
Archaeology / Aubrey Cannon --
Blackfoot/Plains / Alice B. Kehoe --
James Bay Cree / Harvey A. Feit --
Slavey Dene / Michael Asch, Shirleen Smith --
Innu / José Mailhot --
Caribou Inuit / Ernest S. Burch Jr., Yvon Csonka --
Inupiat / Rosita Worl --
Timbisha Shoshone / Catherine S. Fowler --
Witsuwit'en and Gitxsan / Richard Daly --
II. South America --
Introduction : South America / Laura M. Rival --
Archaeology / Anna C. Roosevelt --
Aché / Kim Hill, A. Magdalena Hurtado --
Cuiva / Bernard Arcand --
Huaorani / Laura M. Rival --
Sirionó / William Balée --
Toba / Gastón Gordillo --
Yamana / Hernán J. Vidal --
III. North Eurasia --
Introduction : North Eurasia / Victor A. Shnirelman --
Addendum / Bruce Grant --
Archaeology / Victor A. Shnirelman --
Ainu / Tom G. Svensson --
Chukchi and Yupik / Peter P. Schweitzer --
Evenki / David G. Anderson --
Itenm'i / Victor A. Shnirelman --
Iukagir / Anton M. Ivanov --
Ket / Evgeniia A. Alekseenko --
Khanti / Evdokiia A. Nemysova, Dennis Bartels, Alice Bartels --
Nia (Nganasan) / Andrei V. Golovnev --
Nivkh / Bruce Grant --
IV. Africa --
Introduction : Africa / Robert K. Hitchcock --
Archaeology / Peter Robertshaw --
Aka Pygmies / Serge Bahuchet --
Gui and Gana / Jiro Tanaka, Kazuyoshi Sugawara --
Hadza / Bwire Kaare, James Woodburn --
Ju/'hoansi / Megan Biesele, Kxao Royal --
Mbuti / Mitsuo Ichikawa --
Mikea / Robert L. Kelly, Jean-François Rabedimy, and Lin Poyer --
Okiek / Corinne A. Kratz --
Tyua / Robert K. Hitchcock --
V. South Asia --
Introduction : South Asia / Nurit Bird-David --
Archaeology / Kathleen Morrison --
Andaman Islanders / Vishvajit Pandya --
Birhor / Ashim K. Adhikary --
Chenchu / Mark Turin --
Nayaka / Nurit Bird-David --
Paliyan / Peter M. Gardner --
Hill Pandaram / Brian Morris --
Wanniyala-aetto / Wiveca Stegeborn --
VI. Southeast Asia --
Introduction : Southeast Asia / Kirk Endicott --
Archaeology / Peter Bellwood --
Agta / P. Bion Griffin, Marcus B. Griffin --
Batak / James F. Eder --
Batek / Kirk Endicott --
Dulong / Encheng Song, Chen Shen --
Jahai / Cornelia M.I. Van Der Sluys --
Western Penan / J. Peter Brosius --
VII. Australia --
Introduction : Australia / Nicolas Peterson --
Archaeology / M.A. Smith --
Arrernte / John Morton --
Cape York peoples / David F. Martin --
Kimberley peoples / Sandy Toussaint --
Ngarrindjeri / Robert Tonkinson --
Pintupi / Fred R. Myers --
Tiwi / Jane C. Goodale --
Torres Strait Islanders / Jeremy Beckett --
Warlpiri / Françoise Dussart --
Yolngu / Ian Keen --
Part II. Special topic essays --
I. Hunter-Gatherers, History, and Social Theory --
Images of hunters and gatherers in European social thought / Alan Barnard --
Archaeology and evolution of hunters and gatherers / Andrew B. Smith --
Hunter-gatherers and the mythology of the market / John Gowdy --
On the social relations of the hunter-gatherer band / Tim Ingold --
II. Facets of Hunter-Gatherer Life in Cross-Cultural Perspective --
Gender relations in hunter-gatherer societies / Karen L. Endicott --
Ecological/cosmological knowledge and land management among hunter-gatherers / Catherine S. Fowler, Nancy J. Turner --
From totemism to shamanism : hunter-gatherer contributions to world mythology and spirituality / Mathias Guenther --
From primitive to pop : foraging and post-foraging hunter-gatherer music / Victor Barac --
Traditional and modern visual art of hunting and gathering peoples / Howard Morphy --
Hunter-gatherers and human health / S. Boyd Eaton, Stanley B. Eaton III --
III. Hunter-Gatherers in a Global World --
The Tasaday controversy / Gerald D. Berreman --
Hunter-gatherers and the colonial encounter / John H. Bodley --
Hunter-gatherer peoples and nation-states / David S. Trigger --
Indigenous peoples' rights and the struggle for survival / Robert K. Hitchcock --
Indigenous peoples' organizations and advocacy groups.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of hunters and gatherers
Hunters and gatherers
Responsibility: edited by Richard B. Lee and Richard Daly.
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