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Nukak [electronic resource] : ethnoarcheology of an Amazonian people / Gustavo G. Politis ; translated by Benjamin Alberti.

By: Politis, Gustavo.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London: Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (411 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781598747300 (electronic bk.); 1598747304 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: Nukak. English Subject(s): Nukak Indians -- Social life and customs | Colombia -- History | Nukak Indians -- Social life and customs | History | Nukak (Indiens) -- M�urs et coutumes | Ethnoarch�aologie | Ethnologie | Nukak (Volk) | HISTORY / Latin America / South AmericaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nukak.DDC classification: 981.13 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgments; Illustrations; Tables; 1. Introduction; 2. Theory and Methods: Ethics and Techniques; 3. Sociopolitical Organization and Cosmology; 4. Shelters and Camps; 5. The Use of Space and Discard Patterns; 6. Residential and Logistical Mobility: Daily Foraging Trips; 7. Traditional Technology; 8. Subsistence; 9. Animal Exploitation, Processing, and Discard; 10. Final Considerations; Appendix I. Sample of Daily Foraging Trips; Appendix II. Patterns of Bone Representation and Surface Bone Modification Caused; Bibliography; Index; About the Author;
Summary: From Gustavo Politis, one of the most renowned South American archaeologists, comes the first in-depth study in English of the last "undiscovered" people of the Amazon.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-405) and index.

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Preface; Acknowledgments; Illustrations; Tables; 1. Introduction; 2. Theory and Methods: Ethics and Techniques; 3. Sociopolitical Organization and Cosmology; 4. Shelters and Camps; 5. The Use of Space and Discard Patterns; 6. Residential and Logistical Mobility: Daily Foraging Trips; 7. Traditional Technology; 8. Subsistence; 9. Animal Exploitation, Processing, and Discard; 10. Final Considerations; Appendix I. Sample of Daily Foraging Trips; Appendix II. Patterns of Bone Representation and Surface Bone Modification Caused; Bibliography; Index; About the Author;

From Gustavo Politis, one of the most renowned South American archaeologists, comes the first in-depth study in English of the last "undiscovered" people of the Amazon.

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