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Sixty photos, including twenty in a full-color insert, accentuate Knauft’s absorbing narrative.

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In the Gebusi world there This is my first ethnographic reading and it was very enjoyable. They study their customs and beliefs while living amongst the people. Nov 07, Adriana Bifulco rated it it was amazing. Trivia About The Gebusi: Buy the selected items together This item: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World

Glad to find the book on Amazon! Cultural Survival, Development, and Applied Anthropology This book was assigned to me by my Anthropology professor. Readers are welcomed into the lives of Papua New Guinea rainforest dwellers to witness a dramatic arc of cultural change and human transformation. However, Knauft and his wife simply stumbled into an uninhabited swamp.

Sixteen years later, he found them participating in market activity, schooling, government programs, and sports; performing their own popular music; and practicing Christianity.

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Ultimate Splendor Broader Connections: Please try again later. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Instructor’s resource materials available here To obtain a username and password to access these materials, contact comps waveland. Cultural norms in Gebusi society were in some ways radically knsuft from western culture, and in other ways mirrored values of tolerance.

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He also provides more ethnographic data in regards to sex, gender, and, spirituality which are consistent topics of discussion throughout tge book. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


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Part one of the book focuses on the first two years of field work Knauft completes with his wife, Eileen. We come back to it over and over in class to illustrate concepts in the primary text.

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Write a customer review. This book vividly portrays the traditions and the changes of Gebusi society and culture.

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