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Four ways of being human : an introduction to anthropology

Author: Gene Lisitzky
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Compass edView all editions and formats
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Compares the customs and way of life of four primitive races of people--the Semang people of Malay and Siam, the Polar Eskimos, the Maoris of New Zealand, and the Hopi Indians of America--stressing how they have adapted themselves to their different environments.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Lisitzky
OCLC Number: 14009280
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 303 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Semang : People of the Rain Forest : The Jungle ; The Kinship band ; Life in the bamboo age ; Family life ; The Invisible world --
Polar Eskimos : People of the Icecap : Discovery of the northernmost people ; The Innuit ; The Igloo ; Clothes ; Hunters of the North ; The Dog sledge ; Teh Odyssey of Kridlarssuark ; Fear ; The Brighter side ; The Family ; The Year's cycle. Maoris : People of the Pacific : The Long white cloud ; Mano and Tapu ; The Warriors ; The Artists ; Making a living ; Making a Maori ; The Rediscovery of the long white cloud --
Hopis : People of the Desert : A Short history of the Pueblo culture ; The Peaceful people ; Mother corn ; Clan mothers and priest-chiefs ; The Dancers of Tusayan ; Kachinas and snakes ; The Road of life ; A Day of peace.
Responsibility: by Gene Lisitzky ; illustrated by C.B. Falls.

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Compares the customs and way of life of four primitive races of people--the Semang people of Malay and Siam, the Polar Eskimos, the Maoris of New Zealand, and the Hopi Indians of America--stressing how they have adapted themselves to their different environments.

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