The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers

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9780521571098: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers

Hunting and gathering peoples, including Kalahari Bushmen, Australian aborigines, Eskimos, and Pygmies, are the subject of endless appeal. This illustrated reference volume is the first devoted exclusively to hunting and gathering peoples that is both accessible to the nonspecialist and written by leading scholars. It is a state-of-the-art summary of knowledge on the subject, covering an extraordinary range of materials: case studies of over fifty of the world's hunter-gatherers, the archaeological background, religion and world view, music and art, questions of gender, health and nutrition, and contemporary rights.

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About the Author :

Richard B. Lee is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto, author of The !Kung San (1979) and The Dobe Ju'hoansi (second edition, 1993), and co-editor, with Irven Devore, of Man and Hunter (1968) and Kalahari Hunter-Gatherers (1976), and, with Eleanor Leacok, of Politics and History in Band Societies (1982).

Richard Daly is a freelance anthropologist, who has spent the past decade working on aboriginal rights cases in British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of a three-volume unpublished report, "Stol:o: The River People" (1993), and co-author of They Write Their Dreams on Rock Forever (1993).

Review :

"This is the most voluminous source available on modern hunter-gatherer societies with many excellent and readily accessible contributions." --Thomas Widlok, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

"...the encyclopedia sheds a respectful and objective light on the Earth's indigenous peoples, who look to the future as well as to the past." Margaret Smith

"...a gold mine of information...there is something in this volume for everyone. Scholars of religion will certainly find a wealth of information on mythology, cosmology, ritual practice, and sacred art. This is a book that should be on the reference shelf of every academic library catering to the needs of social scientists and humanists." Religious Studies Review

"This is an important and fascinating work. The numerous black-and-white photographs, drawings, and maps are excellent and well placed. The bibliographies at the end of each chapter, along with filmographies of the various native groups, are convenient springboards for further research." -- American Reference Books Annual

"This work is a commendable ethnographic overview of global hunters and gatherers."
Robert S. Walker, University of New Mexico, Journal of Anthropological Research

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Description du livre Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000. Hardcover. État : New. 531 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. New book. ANTHROPOLOGY. Hunting and gathering peoples, including Kalahari Bushmen, Australian aborigines, Eskimos, and Pygmies, are the subject of endless appeal. This illustrated reference volume is the first devoted exclusively to hunting and gathering peoples that is both accessible to the nonspecialist and written by leading scholars. It is a state-of-the-art summary of knowledge on the subject, covering an extraordinary range of materials: case studies of over fifty of the world's hunter-gatherers, the archaeological background, religion and world view, music and art, questions of gender, health and nutrition, and contemporary rights. The contents of the book is as follows: Foreword Beatrice Medicine; Introduction: foragers and others Richard B. Lee and Richard Daly; Part I. Ethnographies: I.I North America; Introduction Harvey A. Feit; Archaeology Aubrey Cannon; Blackfoot/Plains Alice B. Kehoe; James Bay Cree Harvey A. Feit; Slavey Dene Michael Asch and Shirleen Smith; Innu JosŽ Mailhot; Caribou Inuit Ernest S. Burch Jr and Yvon Csonka; Inupiat Rosita Worl; Timbisha Shoshone Catherine S. Fowler; Witsuwite'en and Gitxsan Richard Daly; I.II South America; Introduction Laura M. Rival; Archaeology Anna C. Roosevelt; AchŽ Kim Hill and A. Magdalena Hurtado; Cuiva Bernard Arcand; Huaorani Laura M. Rival; Sirion— William BalŽe; Toba Gast—n Gordillo; Yamana Hern‡n J. Vidal; I.III North Eurasia; Introduction Victor A. Shnirelman and Bruce Grant; Archaeology Victor A. Shnirelman; Ainu Tom G. Svensson; Chuckhi and Yupik Peter P. Schweitzer; Evenki David G. Anderson; Itenm'i Victor A. Shnirelman; Iukagir Anton M. Ivanov; Ket Evgeniia A. Alekseenko; Khanti Evdokiia A. Nemysova, Dennis Bartels and Alice Bartels; Nia (Nganasan) Andrei V. Golovnev; Nivkh Bruce Grant; I.IV Africa; Introduction Robert K. Hitchcock; Archaeology Peter Robertshaw; Aka Pygmies Serge Bahuchet; /Gui and//Gana Jiro Tanaka and Kazuyoshi Sugawara; Hadza Bwire Kaare and James Woodburn; Ju'hoansi Megan Biesele and Kxao Royal-/o//oo; Mbuti Mitsuo Ichikawa; Mikea Robert L. Kelly, Jean-Franois Rabedimy and Lin Poyer; Okiek Corinne A. Kratz; Tyua Robert K. Hitchcock; I.V South Asia; Introduction Nurit Bird-David; Archaeology Kathleen Morrison; Andaman Islanders Vishvajit Pandya; Birhor Ashim K. Adhikary; Chenchu Mark Turin; Nayaka Nurit Bird-David; Paliyan Peter M. Gardner; Hill Pandaram Brian Morris; Winniyala-aetto Wiveca Stegeborn; I.VI SouthEast Asia; Introduction Kirk Endicott; Archaeology Peter Bellwood; Agta P. Bion Griffin and Marcus B. Griffin; Batak James F. Eder; Batek Kirk Endicott; Dulong Encheng Song and Chen Shen; Jahai Cornelia M. I. Van Der Sluys; Western Penan J. Peter Brosius I.VII Australia; Introduction Nicolas Peterson; Archaeology M. A. Smith; Arrente John Morton; Cape York peoples David F. Martin; Kimberley peoples Sandy Toussaint; Ngarrindjeri Robert Tonkinson; Pintupi Fred R. Myers; Tiwi Jane C. Goodale; Torres Strait Islanders Jeremy Beckett; Warlpiri Franoise Dussart; Yolngu Ian Keen; Part II. Special Topic Essays: II.I Hunter-gatherers, History and Social Theory; Images of hunters and gatherers in European social thought Alan Barnard; Archaeology and evolution of hunters and gatherers Andrew B. Smith; Hunter-gatherers and the mythology of the market John Gowdy; On the social relations of the hunter-gatherer band Tim Ingold; II.II Facets of hunter-gatherer life in cross cultural perspective; Gender relations in hunter-gatherer societies Karen L. Endicott; Ecological / cosmological knowledge and land management among hunter-gatherers Catherine S. Fowler and Nancy J. Turner; From totemism to shamanism: hunter-gatherer contributions to world mythology and spirituality Mathias Guenther; From primitive to pop: foraging and post-foraging hunter-gatherer music Victor Barac; Traditional and modern visual art of hunting and gathering peoples Howard Morphy; Hunter-gatherers and human health S. Boyd Eaton, St. book. N° de réf. du libraire 43803X1

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