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Chagnon, Napoleon A. 1938-

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Ya̦nomamö : the fierce people by Napoleon A Chagnon( Book )

47 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These case studies in cultural anthropology are designed to bring to students, in beginning and intermediate courses in the social sciences, insights into the richness and complexity of human life as it is lived in different way and in different places
Ya̦nomamö by Napoleon A Chagnon( Book )

34 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noble savages : my life among two dangerous tribes--the Yanamamö and the anthropologists by Napoleon A Chagnon( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most controversial and famous anthropologist of modern time describes his seminal lifelong research among the Yanomamo Indians of the Amazon basin and how his startling observations provoked admiration among many fellow anthropologists and outrage among others
Evolutionary biology and human social behavior : an anthropological perspective( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ax fight by Timothy Asch( Visual )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-part analysis of a fight in a Yanomamo Indian village between local descent groups. Includes an unedited record of the event; a slow-motion replay of the fight with commentary; a discussion of the kinship structure of the fight; and an edited version
A man called "Bee" : studying the Yanomamö by Napoleon A Chagnon( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon as he collects anthropological field data among the Yanoama Indians of southern Venezuela
Studying the Ya̦nomamö by Napoleon A Chagnon( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Feast( Visual )

27 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the first stages of alliance formation between two mutually hostile Yanomanö Indian villages in southern Venezuela and northern Brazil. Describes in detail the preparations for a feast involving the inhabitants of the villages and presents scenes of chanting, dancing, and trading at the feast
Adaptation and human behavior : an anthropological perspective( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magical death( Visual )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the religious activities of a political leader and shaman from a village in Venezuela to the political and social organization in a Yanomamo Indian group
Yanomamö : the last days of Eden by Napoleon A Chagnon( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van het leven van het Indianenvolk dat in het Amazonegebied woont
Yanomamö : a multidisciplinary study by James V Neel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film illustrates the field techniques used by a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Michigan in collaboration with their Venezuelan colleagues. The film describes the team's objectives - to understand the Yanomamo population structure in genetic and social terms - and the methods used in obtaining data
Firewood : Kaösarama collects wood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yanomamö women of Southern Venezuela spend several hours a day collecting firewood and maintaining the family fire. The irksomeness of chopping and carrying firewood is shown. The older son quietly babysits for his infant brother while the mother works
Children's magical death : a film about the Yanomamo Indians near the headwaters of the Orinoco River in southern Venezuela, 1971( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film about the Yanomamo Indians who live near the headwaters of the Orinoco River in Southern Venezuela, a group of young Yanomamo Indian boys imitate a ritual performed by their fathers. They pretend to be shamans, blowing ashes into each other's noses and chanting to the spirits
Ocamo is my town by Timothy Asch( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the work of one Roman Catholic priest who has attempted for 14 years to soften the impact of outside civilization on a Yanomama Indian village on the Ocamo River in Venezuela
Moonblood : a Yanomamo creation myth as told by Dedeheiwa by Napoleon A Chagnon( Visual )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A myth of the origin of man from the Yanomamō Indians near the headwaters of the Orinoco river in southern Venezuela. Recounts the creation story in which Moon is described as a villan who is shot with an arrow and whose blood covers the earth. The fierce tribes of people were formed where the blood was thick, other peoples were formed from the scattered droplets of blood
A father washes his children( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shaman and headman in a Yanomama Indian village in Venezuela takes over the responsibilities of his sick wife and takes nine of his children to the river and washes them carefully and patiently
New Tribes Mission( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dedicated members of the New Tribes Mission attempt to teach the children of Bisaasi-teri the Christian way of life. The missionaries describe their philosophy and methods for acculturating the Yanomamo to Western ways and Christianity
Tapir distribution( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conflict shown in The Ax Fight disrupted the political stability in Mishimishimabowei-teri. Several days after the fight, Moawa, the most prominent headman in the village, killed a tapir and presented it to his brothers-in-law who comprise an important political bloc in the village
Yanomamo of the Orinoco by Timothy Asch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video utilizes film footage from the extensive series of Napoleon Chagnon and Timothy Asch. It was made in conjunction with seventh grade geography teachers in Wayland, Massachusetts schools, to show land use in a South American rain forest. It depicts many of the daily activities of the Yanomamo Indians such as slash-and-burn gardening, body decorating, gathering firewood, bathing in the river and preparing for a feast
 
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Ya̦nomamö
Alternative Names
Chagnon, Napolean A. 1938-

Chagnon, Napoleon.

Chagnon, Napoleon 1938-

Chagnon, Napoleon A.

Chagnon, Napoleon Alphonseau 1938-

Napoleon Chagnon Amerikaans antropoloog

Napoléon Chagnon anthropologue américain, professeur de sociobiologie

Napoleon Chagnon US-amerikanischer Anthropologe

Шаньон, Наполеон

ナポレオン・シャグノン

拿破崙·夏儂

拿破崙·沙尼翁

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Adaptation and human behavior : an anthropological perspectiveYanomamö : the last days of EdenLost paradises and the ethics of research and publication