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Chagnon, Napoleon A. 1938-

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

54 editions published between 1938 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,319 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 )

40 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 902 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 )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon as he collects anthropological field data among the Yanomamo Indians of southern Venezuela. Includes information about the Yanomamo, such as their system of kinship ties, their religious beliefs and ceremonies, and the growth and fissioning of their widely scattered villages. Chagnon's commentary touches on the problems of the fieldworker, and the ambiguities of the anthropologist's role and his relation to the subjects of his study
Adaptation and human behavior : an anthropological perspective by Napoleon A Chagnon( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume presents state-of-the-art empirical studies working in a paradigm that has become known as human behavioral ecology. The emergence of this approach in anthropology was marked by publication by Aldine in 1979 of an earlier collection of studies edited by Chagnon and Irons entitled Evolutionary Biology and Human Social Behavior: An Anthropological Perspective. During the two decades that have passed since then, this innovative approach has matured and expanded into new areas that are explored here. The book opens with an introductory chapter by Chagnon and Irons tracing the origins of human behavioral ecology and its subsequent development. Subsequent chapters, written by both younger scholars and established researchers, cover a wide range of societies and topics organ-ized into six sections. The first section includes two chapters that provide historical background on the development of human behavioral ecology and com-pare it to two complementary approaches in the study of evolution and human behavior, evolutionary psychology, and dual inheritance theory. The second section includes five studies of mating efforts in a variety of societies from South America and Africa. The third section covers parenting, with five studies on soci-eties from Africa, Asia, and North America. The fourth section breaks somewhat with the tradition in human behavioral ecology by focusing on one particularly problematic issue, the demographic transition, using data from Europe, North America, and Asia. The fifth section includes studies of cooperation and helping behaviors, using data from societies in Micronesia and South America. The sixth and final section consists of a single chapter that places the volume in a broader critical and comparative context. The contributions to this volume demonstrate, with a high degree of theoretical and methodological sophistication--the maturity and freshness of this new paradigm in the study of human behavior. The volume will be of interest to anthropologists and other professions working on the study of cross-cultural human behavior."--Provided by publisher
The Ax Fight by Timothy Asch( Visual )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and South American Indian and held by 593 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
The Feast by Robert Hass( Visual )

32 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the first stages of alliance formation between two mutually hostile Yanomanō 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
Studying the Ya̦nomamö by Napoleon A Chagnon( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Napoleon Chagnon's well-known case study, Ya̦nomamö: the Fierce People, begins with a first chapter on doing fieldwork among them. It is one of the features of this case study that makes it one of the most widely used in this series. Ever since The Fierce People appeared in 1968 readers have expressed their strong interest in a more complete account of Chagnon's experiences and methods of research with the Ya̦nomamö. The present study is a response to this wish, and as the reader will discover, a very satisfying one. Studying the Ya̦nomamö is satisfying because in it Chagnon explains not only how he went about the collection of data, why he considered it important, and how he organized it analytically, but also because his personal experience is described in vivid detail. Much of what he describes is pure adventure of the kind that most field anthropologists encounter in some degree, but rarely in quite this dramatic a context, for there are few people remaining in this world like the Ya̦nomamö."--Page vi
Magical Death( Visual )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 443 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 )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van het leven van het Indianenvolk dat in het Amazonegebied woont
Yanomamo: A Multidisciplinary Study by Timothy Asch( Visual )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the field techniques and findings of teams from such disciplines as human genetics, anthropology, epidemiology, dentistry, linguistics, and medicine as they conduct a biological-anthropological study of the Yanomamo Indians in the jungles of Venezuela and Brazil. Also includes a sketch of Yanomamo culture and society
Firewood( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strenuousness of women's work is revealed as a woman patiently chops a large log for firewood one evening, enough to last one day. Her two children play nearby, and she occasionally stops to nurse the younger
Children's Magical Death( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 300 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
New Tribes Mission( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mission in Bisaasi-teri has a style and orientation quite different from the Salesian mission shown in Ocamo is My Town. The New Tribes Mission has been in this region since the early 1950s. Their main goal, the missionary-teacher in the film explains, is spiritual: to bring the message of Jesus and salvation to the Indians, and to teach them to reject their false gods, demons, and drugs
Moonblood: A Yanomamo Creation Myth as Told by Dedeheiwa by Napoleon A Chagnon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this myth, the Yanomamo account for the creation of human beings and for their ferocity. The myth is told by the shaman Dedeheiwa
Ocamo is My Town by Timothy Asch( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 294 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
Myth of Naro as Told by Dedeheiwa( Visual )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film presents a version of a myth, different from the Myth of Naro as Told by Kaobawa, in narrative detail and also in the individual raconteur's style
A Father Washes His Children( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dedeheiwa, a shaman and headman in his village, takes nine of his children and grandchildren to the river where he washes them carefully and patiently. This film, like A Man and His Wife Weave a Hammock and Weeding the Garden, reveals the warmth and gentleness typical of many kinds of Yanomamo interactions
Yanomamo of the Orinoco by Timothy Asch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tape utilizes film footage from the extensive Yanomam 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
 
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Chagnon, Napolean A. 1938-

Chagnon, Napoleon.

Chagnon, Napoleon 1938-

Chagnon, Napoleon A.

Chagnon, Napoleon Alphonseau 1938-

Napoleon A. Chagnon

Napoleon Chagnon American anthropologist

Napoleon Chagnon Amerikaans antropoloog

Napoléon Chagnon anthropologue américain, professeur de sociobiologie

Napoleon Chagnon US-amerikanischer Anthropologe

Шаньон, Наполеон

ناپلئون چاننون

섀그넌, 나폴리언

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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