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Gebusi – Bruce Knauft

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Kinship, Marriage, and Social Organization 5. Their culture was no longer dominated by tradition, but rather by a desire to be modern.

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The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World

Three Decades of Cultural Change. However, that was just me, and I probably would recommend it to any Anthropology lover.


If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Morgan rated it really liked it Mar 18, But it read too much like a textbook yes, i know it is a textbook for it to be very enjoyable for pleasure reading.

In the last chapters of the book, Knauft describes his observations of the reversion of Gebusi culture to the. Most days they would bring back the majority of what they brought gebuxi the Nomad market, but it they continued to go because it allowed them to have their own place in the cash economy.

Part one of the book focuses on the first two years of field work Knauft completes with his wife, Eileen. The culture had many dark aspects, but it was also bright, colorful, and full of pride.

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It is among the most effective ethnographies I’ve used in forty years of teaching introductory cultural anthropology. But in the book he does mention a couple caught having an illicit affair in a house, so maybe the rainforest brruce only applies to those few families who actually live in the longhouse?

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The ending is very touching. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

It is very relatable as Knauft is young when he first visits the Gebusi. 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. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. English Choose a language for shopping.


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

One of the most popular anthropological case studies published in the last two decades, the latest edition of The Gebusi incorporates important new fieldwork and includes Update sections at the end of individual chapters, bringing a riveting story fully up to date.

Yet the tribe has been touched by the outside world and has changed khauft a consequence. It earned three stars for me because it simply febusi something I could love as much as other books I’ve read. It is interesting to see their dynamic and how they conduct themselves.

Knauft does his best to observe and learn about the culture, but his emotional investment leads him to imposing some of his views on the people. Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache. Open Preview See knquft Problem? This ethnography blew me away. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

After his initial stay, Knauft returned to the Gebusi inat which point knayft culture was transformed: Christina rated it liked it Oct 02,