Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Bakairi Indians of Brazil - 2nd edition

Bakairi Indians of Brazil (ISBN10: 1577664302; ISBN13: 9781577664307)
ISBN13: 978-1577664307
ISBN10: 1577664302

Summary: For over twenty-five years, Debra Picchi has documented how the Bakairí Indians have addressed and endured change. This up-close portrayal of how a remarkable indigenous people of Brazil has managed to hold on to many of their traditions after years of contact with mainstream Brazilian culture is written in a down-to-earth, conversational style, yet does not avoid complex issues. The original edition represented one of the first ethnographies on South American
Indians to espouse political ecology explicitly as a theoretical orientation.

Expanded coverage in the second edition includes material on the theory of political ecology, different methodological approaches used to collect data on populations, the latest archaeological findings taking place in Brazil, how Bakairí gender constructs have changed over the last 100 years, and the effects of population increases, mechanized production, and wealth accumulation. Both accessible and rigorous, Picchi packs much information into a slim volume, which serves as a reminder of the value of long-term fieldwork and demonstrates that research is as much about process as it is about product.
...show more
Summary: For over twenty-five years, Debra Picchi has documented how the Bakairí Indians have addressed and endured change. This up-close portrayal of how a remarkable indigenous people of Brazil has managed to hold on to many of their traditions after years of contact with mainstream Brazilian culture is written in a down-to-earth, conversational style, yet does not avoid complex issues. The original edition represented one of the first ethnographies on South American Indians to espouse political ecology explicitly as a theoretical orientation.

Expanded coverage in the second edition includes material on the theory of political ecology, different methodological approaches used to collect data on populations, the latest archaeological findings taking place in Brazil, how Bakairí gender constructs have changed over the last 100 years, and the effects of population increases, mechanized production, and wealth accumulation. Both accessible and rigorous, Picchi packs much information into a slim volume, which serves as a reminder of the value of long-term fieldwork and demonstrates that research is as much about process as it is about product. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
Published: 02/10/2006
International: No

View Table of Contents
View eBook Requirements
View Digital Rights



List Price: $24.95
Used $12.48
Used
Save $12.47 (50%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 9 hours and 40 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
eTextbook $23.95
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

11 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Bakairi Indians of Brazil
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (11)  |  New (2)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (2)  |  Good (5)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$12.48
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Nettextstore
Lincoln, NE
Seller Rating: 4.55
2006 Paperback Good Books have varying amounts of wear and highlighting. Usually ships within 24 hours in quality packaging. Satisfaction guaranteed. This item may not include any CDs, Infotracs, A ...show moreccess cards or other supplementary material. ...show less
$2.17
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
OwlsBooks-TRM
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.42
Giving great service since 2004: Buy from the Best! 4,000,000 items shipped to delighted customers. We have 1,000,000 unique items ready to ship! Find your Great Buy today!
$7.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Springhurst
Louisville, KY
Seller Rating: 4.91
2006 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$12.48
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$14.69
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Book Planet TX
Lubbock, TX
Seller Rating: 4.77
2006 Paperback Good 1577664302. Underlines, margin notes to most pages. Clean copy.; 8.90 X 6 X 0.50 inches; 248 pages.
$17.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.83
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
$19.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.83
2006 Trade paperback 2nd ed. Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 230 p.
$21.45
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.18
Used, Acceptable Condition, may show signs of wear and previous use. Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$23.22
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Lukas-bookstore
MESA, AZ
Seller Rating: 4
1577664302 Like New Condition, No Highlighting, Writing Or Marks On This Book, Normal Wear From Shelf, Clean Book. MARK ON FORE EDGE
$56.56
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Stork Group
Phoenix, MD
Seller Rating: 4.58
Brand new and unread! Join our growing list of satisfied customers!
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close