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A Concise Introduction Robert L. He also provides more ethnographic data in regards to sex, gender, and, spirituality which are consistent topics of discussion throughout the book. In Search of Surprise Broader Connections: Readers are welcomed into the lives of Papua New Guinea rainforest dwellers to witness a dramatic arc of cultural change and human transformation. Sometimes its information is incomplete, as if the author has made his point lnauft is ready to move on, regardless of whether readers have more questions.

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They converted to various forms of Christianity, sent their children to school, and gave up sorcery inquests and executions entirely. In one case described, the sorcerer purportedly comes from another village and the searchers lose the trail; is this unusual, or common? Katarina Schultz rated it really liked it Apr 25, More recently, Gebusi have been battered by economic hardship and withdrawal of government services but have admirably revitalized their culture and livelihood.


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The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World by Bruce M. Knauft

They completed tasks in simple ways, but in the best way they knew how to accomplish them given the disease and heat they were exposed to due to rainforest conditions and dietary habits. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Lists with This Book. Nest in the Wind: The Gebusi is one of the most popular because of its readability, the fascination of their traditions, and the carefully drawn relevance to our lives. Yet the tribe has been touched by the outside world and has changed as a consequence.


It is a reflection of my own modern life on to the people of the Gebusi tribe. English Choose a language for shopping. By documenting the unadulterated Gebusi before modernization and globalization seeped in, Gdbusi was able to help preserve the culture of a dying rainforest civilization so that they do not v The book was your basic ethnographic account of a fledgling anthropologist making a name for himself.

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