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Yanomamo : The Last Days of Eden

Yanomamo : The Last Days of Eden - 92 edition

Yanomamo : The Last Days of Eden - 92 edition

ISBN13: 9780156996822

ISBN10: 0156996820

Yanomamo : The Last Days of Eden by Napoleon A. Chagnon - ISBN 9780156996822
Edition: 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Published:
International: No
Yanomamo : The Last Days of Eden by Napoleon A. Chagnon - ISBN 9780156996822

ISBN13: 9780156996822

ISBN10: 0156996820

Edition: 92

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Summary

Chagnon first made contact with the Yanomam, a now-imperiled tribe of Amazon Indians, in 1964. He gives an unforgettable portrait of an extraordinary people in this eloquent, meticulously detailed, and often passionate book. Foreword by Edward O. Wilson; Index; maps; illustrations and photographs by the Author.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Chronicle of a Naba's Adventures in Yanomamoland
Ch. 2. The World Around the Yanomamo
Ch. 3. Myth and Cosmos
Ch. 4. Daily Life, the Family, and Society
Ch. 5. The Art, Politics, and Etiquette of Entertaining Guests
Ch. 6. Yanomamo Taba Waiteri: Yanomamo Are Fierce
Ch. 7. Acculturation and the Future
Acknowledgments
Suggested Additional Readings
Index