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Amazon Journey - 90 edition

Amazon Journey - 90 edition

ISBN13: 9780130254535

ISBN10: 0130254533

Amazon Journey by Dennis Werner - ISBN 9780130254535
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 90
Copyright: 1990
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1990
International: No
Amazon Journey by Dennis Werner - ISBN 9780130254535

ISBN13: 9780130254535

ISBN10: 0130254533

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 90

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Summary

This book provides a particularly insightful narrative account of the author's living in the middle of the Amazon jungle among the Kayapo and Mekranoti Indians for one year.

Features

  • Offers a personal account showing what it was like to be confronted with hundreds of new people speaking a strange language and doing strange things.
  • Contains a bibliography of publications in scientific journals.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Origins.
2. A First Glimpse.
3. Settling In.
4. Learning Kayapo.
5. Jaguars and Scorpions.
6. Deaths.
7. On Trek to the Sabuji.
8. Summer Doldrums.
9. After Peccaries and Fish.
10. In the Gardens.
11. The Women Sing.
12. Honey Bees and Monkey Business.
13. Gathering Tortoises.
14. Back in the Village.
15. On Trek Again.
16. In the Men's House.
17. Going Home.
Epilogue.
Afterword.
Personal Names Glossary.
Additional Information on the Kayapo.
Index.

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