Kalahari hunter-gatherers : studies of the!Kung San and their neighbors (Book, 1976) [WorldCat.org]
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Kalahari hunter-gatherers : studies of the!Kung San and their neighbors

Kalahari hunter-gatherers : studies of the!Kung San and their neighbors

Author: Richard B Lee; Irven DeVore
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1976.
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Kalahari hunter-gatherers.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1976
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Lee; Irven DeVore
ISBN: 0674499808 9780674499805 0674499859 9780674499850
OCLC Number: 1622336
Description: xix, 408 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: I. Ecology and social change --
1. The Dobe-Du/da environment : background to a hunting and gathering way of life / John E. Yellen and Richard B. Lee --
2. Settlement patterns for the !Kung : an archaeological perspective / John E. Yellen --
3. !Kung spatial organization : an ecological and historical perspective / Richard B. Lee --
4. Subsistence ecology of Central Kalahari San / Jiro Tanaka --
5. From hunters to squatters : social and cultural change among the Farm San of Gnzi, Botswana / Mathias G. Guenther --
II. Population and health --
6. The population of the Dobe area !Kung / Nancy Howell --
7. Regional variation in !Kung populations / Henry Harpending --
8. Medical research among the !Kung / A. Stewart Truswell and John D.L. Hansen --
III. Childhood --
9. Social and economic constraints on child life amon the !Kung / Patricia Draper --
10. Maternal care, infant behavior and development among the !Kung / Melvin J. Konner --
11. A !Kung woman's memories of childhood / Marjorie Shostak --
IV. Behavior and belief --
12. Education for transcendence : !Kia-healing with the Kalahari !Kung / Richard Katz --
13. Aspects of !Kung folklore / Megan Biesele --
14. !Kung knowledge of animal behavior (or: The proper study of mankind is animals) / Nicholas Blurton Jones and Melvin J. Konner --
15. Sharing, talking, and giving : relief of social tensions among the !Kung / Lorna Marshall.
Responsibility: edited by Richard B. Lee and Irven DeVore.


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