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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 2,345 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 )

33 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 849 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 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ax fight by Timothy Asch( Visual )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 541 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; 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 )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon as he collects anthropological field data (over 36 months spead over 8 years) among the Yanomamo Indians of southern Venezuela. It is both an examination of Yanomamo culture, and the "functional rerequisites" of culture, including demography, territory/technology, social organization, language and ideology
Studying the Ya̦nomamö by Napoleon A Chagnon( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Feast( Visual )

26 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the first stages of alliance formation between two mutually hostile Yanomamo Indian villages in southern Venezuela and northern Brazil. Describes in detail the preparation 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 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magical death( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 389 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 303 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 )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 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
Ocamo is my town by Timothy Asch( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 243 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 )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 242 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
Children's magical death : a film about the Yanomamo Indians near the headwaters of the Orinoco River in southern Venezuela, 1971( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in Undetermined and English and held by 241 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
A father washes his children( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 234 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 )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dedicated members of the New Tribes Mission attempt to teach the Yanomamo Indian children of Bisaasi-teri in southern Venezuela. The missionaries describe their philosopphy and methods for acculturating the Yanomama to Western ways and Christianity. From the Yanomamo series, N. Chagnon
Tapir distribution( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the Yanomamö Indians near the headwaters of the Orinoco river in Southern Venezuela, 1971
The Yanomamo myth of Naro, as told by Kaobawa by Timothy Asch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Story of Naro explains the origin of the spirits and the coloring of animals. Ugly Naro is jealous of his handsome brother, Yamonamariwa, who has two wives. Naro kills his brother by magic to obtain his wives, but is found out by a third brother. The ancesters, particularly Toucan and Sloth, hunt and kill Naro and are stained by his blood. They turn into birds and animals with red markings. Demonstrates storytelling techniques of the Yanomamo Indians of South America
 
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Ya̦nomamö
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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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