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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunters and Gatherers

by Lee, Richard B; Daly, Richard Heywood; Daly, Richard; Cambridge University Press (1999)


Hunting and gathering peoples, including Kalahari Bushmen, Australian aborigines, Eskimos, and Pygmies, are the subject of endless appeal. This illustrated reference volume is the first devoted exclusively to hunting and gathering peoples that is both accessible to the non-specialist and written by leading scholars. It is a state-of-the-art summary of knowledge on the subject, covering an extraordinary range of materials: case studies of over fifty of the world's hunter-gatherers, the archaeological background, religion and world view, music and art, questions of gender, health and nutrition, and contemporary rights.


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The Original Affluent Society, Economic Anthropology

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