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Yanomami The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn from It (California Series in Public Anthropology) by Rob Borofsky

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Social conditions,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Latin America,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropological ethics,
  • Public opinion,
  • Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Yanomamo Indians

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7712014M
ISBN 100520244036
ISBN 109780520244030

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Grade ?The Yanomami, hunters and gatherers living in the depths of the Amazon rain forest, are one of many groups threatened by the invasion of foreigners. Through magnificent full-color photographs and an eloquent text, this book shows their way of life from the points of view of Matuwe, a year-old boy, and Hiyomi, a 6-year-old girl/5(4). Meanwhile, if you want a good book about a primitive tribe, both this and Spirit of the Rainforest make great reads, even though they come from opposing factions. Their portrayal of the Yanomamo is generally consistent and fascinating, in a sometimes horrifying way/5(47).   Yanomami raises questions central to the field of anthropology--questions concerning the practice of fieldwork, the production of knowledge, and anthropology's intellectual and ethical vision of itself. Using the Yanomami controversy--one of anthropology's most famous and explosive imbroglios--as its starting point, this book draws readers into not only reflecting .   Yanomami raises questions central to the field of anthropology—questions concerning the practice of fieldwork, the production of knowledge, and anthropology's intellectual and ethical vision of itself. Using the Yanomami controversy—one of anthropology's most famous and explosive imbroglios—as its starting point, this book draws readers into not only reflecting 5/5(1).

Praise for Robert Borofsky’s Yanomami If there is one book that redefines anthropology for the twenty-first century, this is it. It is a ground-breaking study that takes us to the ethical heart of the social sciences. Using the Yanomami controversy as a lens for examining anthropologyFile Size: KB.   Yanomami raises questions central to the field of anthropologyquestions concerning the practice of fieldwork, the production of knowledge, and anthropology's intellectual and ethical vision of itself. Using the Yanomami controversyone of anthropology's most famous and explosive imbrogliosas its starting point, this book draws readers into not only reflecting on /5. Yanomami, South American Indians, speakers of a Xiriana language, who live in the remote forest of the Orinoco River basin in southern Venezuela and the northernmost reaches of the Amazon River basin in northern Brazil. They practice slash-and-burn agriculture and live in small semipermanent villages. This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Yanomamo. Yanomamo: The Fierce People Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

  Based on the author's extensive fieldwork, this classic ethnography, now publishing in a legacy 6th edition, focuses on the Yanomamo. These truly remarkable South American people are one of the few primitive sovereign tribal societies left on earth. This new edition includes events and changes that have occurred since , including a recent trip by .   In the first book ever written by a Yanomami Indian, Davi Kopenawa – shaman and leading spokesman for his people – describes the rich culture, history and ways of life of the Yanomami of the Amazon rainforest. ‘The Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami Shaman’ is a unique account of the life story of Davi Kopenawa, who heads the Yanomami Association Hutukara . Yanomami raises questions central to the field of anthropology—questions concerning the practice of fieldwork, the production of knowledge, and anthropology's intellectual and ethical vision of itself. Using the Yanomami controversy—one of anthropology's most famous and explosive imbroglios—as its starting point, this book draws readers into not only reflecting on . Book Description: Yanomamiraises questions central to the field of anthropology-questions concerning the practice of fieldwork, the production of knowledge, and anthropology's intellectual and ethical vision of the Yanomami controversy-one of anthropology's most famous and explosive imbroglios-as its starting point, this book draws readers into not only reflecting .