The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World (Third Edition)
by Knauft, Bruce
Written specifically for students, this ethnography provides an engaging, real-life account of the transition from a traditional to a modern culture. It uses vibrant, poignant stories and examples to connect developments among Gebusi to topics widely discussed in anthropology courses, including comparative aspect of subsistence, kinship, politics, religion, gender, ethnicity, nationalism, and applied anthropology. When first studied by Bruce Knauft, the Gebusi of Papua New Guinea conducted ritual dances and spirit séances, practiced alternative sexual customs, and endured a high rate of violence.
Third Edition. Sticker remnant on wrappers. McGraw Hill, 2012. Third Edition. Very Good/Not Applicable. (Inventory #: 2157927)
Literature, American & Military History, General Antiquarian
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