The Dobe !Kung

Cover of: The Dobe !Kung | Richard B. Lee

Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • !Kung (African people),
  • San (African people)

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Statementby Richard B. Lee.
SeriesCase studies in cultural anthropology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT797 .L42 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 173 p. :
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3170749M
ISBN 100030638038
LC Control Number83012916

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Equally important, however, is the wealth of information this study provides in the specific mechanisms of population maintenance at work among the!Kung.” —Marco Bicchieri, American AnthropologistsCited by:   About the Book.

Life Histories of the Dobe!Kung re-examines an important anthropological data set for the Dobe!Kung, the well-known “Bushmen” of the Kalahari Desert, collected by Nancy Howell and colleagues.

Using life history analysis, Howell reinterprets this rich material to address the question of how these hunter-gatherers maintain their notably good health from childhood. Demography of the Dobe!Kung (Evolutionary Foundations of Human Behavior (Hardcover)) - Kindle edition by Howell, Nancy, Howell, Nancy.

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Nancy Howell is a world expert on the lives of the Dobe!Kung. I have read her solid earlier book, and this one builds solidly on it. She has the gift for combining novel-like life histories with strong statistical analysis.

As the!Kung are the best window into prehistoric people, this The Dobe !Kung book a fine insight into our ancient ancestorsCited by: Book Description. First published inthis is a classic study of the population of the Bushmen of the Kalahari Deselt of Botswana. Using methods that are simple and fully illustrated, the author presents empirical descriptions of the fertility, mortality, and marriage patterns of the now famous!Kung.

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Edition 2nd Edition. First Published eBook Published 22 November Pub. location New : Howel Nancy. Research with the Dobe!Kung 1. Research Results: Demography of the Dobe!Kung 3. Reconsidering the!Kung 5. Poverty and Social Change in the Dobe Area 2 Life History Stages Definitions of Life Stages Prenatal Life and Birth Infancy Childhood Adolescence The The Dobe !Kung book of Childbearing Post-Reproductive Life 40Price: $ You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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This combination of detailed presentation of data and comprehensible discussion of assumptions and methods makes the book more than a source of information on!Kung demography; it is also a useful methodological guide for students of small populations.” —Alan G.

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PB/ pub/Gd.+ condition/ pages- A case study of the!kung San, forages of the Dobe area of the Kalahari Desert of northwestern Botswana, near the border of Namibia. (G). Soft Cover. Life Histories of the Dobe!Kung re-examines an important anthropological data set for the Dobe!Kung, the well-known “Bushmen” of the Kalahari Desert, collected by Nancy Howell and colleagues.

Using life history analysis, Howell reinterprets this rich material to address the question of how these hunter-gatherers maintain their notably good health from childhood through old age in the.

Life Histories of the Dobe!Kung re-examines an important anthropological data set for the Dobe!Kung, the well-known "Bushmen" of the Kalahari Desert, collected by Nancy Howell and colleagues.

Using life history analysis, Howell reinterprets this rich material to address the question of how these hunter-gatherers maintain their notably good health from childhood through old age in the Brand: University of California Press. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

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The ǃKung / ˈ k ʊ ŋ / are one of the San peoples who live mostly on the western edge of the Kalahari desert, Ovamboland (northern Namibia and southern Angola), and Botswana.

The names ǃKung (ǃXun) and Ju are variants words for 'people', preferably used by different ǃKung groups. This band level society used traditional methods of hunting and gathering for subsistence up until the s.

This classic, bestselling study of the!Kung San, foragers of the Dobe area of the Kalahari Desert describes a people's reactions to the forces of modernization, detailing relatively recent changes to!Kung rituals, beliefs, social structure, marriage and kinship system/5(1).

For most of human history hunting and gathering was a universal way of life. Richard Borshay Lee spent over three years conducting fieldwork among the!Kung San, an isolated population of 1, in northern Botswana.

When Lee began his work inthe!Kung San were one of /5(1). This classic, bestselling study of the!Kung San, foragers of the Dobe area of the Kalahari Desert describes a people's reactions to the forces of modernization, detailing relatively recent changes to!Kung rituals, beliefs, social structure, marriage and kinship system.

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This classic, bestselling study of the!Kung San, foragers of the Dobe area of the Kalahari Desert describes a people's reactions to the forces of modernization, detailing relatively recent changes to!Kung rituals, beliefs, social structure, marriage and kinship system.

Demography of the Dobe!Kung (Population and Social Structure, Advances in Historical Demography) by Howell, Nancy and a great selection of related books, art. FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED AS THE DOBE!KUNG The Dobe Ju/’hoansi As an indication of his influence, his book, The!Kung San:Men, Women, and Work in a Foraging Society, was listed in the journal, American Scientist, as one of the most.

This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the!Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa's Kalahari desert. Told in her own words--earthy, emotional, vivid--to Marjorie Shostak, a Harvard anthropologist who succeeded, with Nisa's collaboration, in breaking through the immense barriers of language and culture, the story.

Q.: I recently read Richard B Lee's interesting case study "The Dobe!Kung" copyright Reflecting his general, all-encompassing interest in the culture (of the Dobe area!Kung people); his book spans broadly, covering various social aspects.

Among the subjects of his inquiry are murder and violence. In this essay, I will contrast and compare Lee's book, The Dobe Ju/'hoansi,and Shostak's book, Nisa The Life and Words of a!Kung Woman, Lee's book is a comprehensive study of numerous aspects of!Kung life, such as food-gathering, marriage, social control, rituals, belief systems, etc.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary This classic, bestselling study of the!Kung San, foragers of the Dobe area of the Kalahari Desert describes a people's reactions to the forces of modernization, detailing relatively recent changes to!Kung rituals, beliefs, social structure, marriage and kinship system.

The!Kung are, or were, one of the last peoples on earth to live as humans years ago. They sustained what was once the universal mode of ancient human existence—hunting and gathering, mankind’s key to survival for at least a million years before the advent of agriculture.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Second ed.

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