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Amazonian Indians from prehistory to the present : anthropological perspectives / edited by Anna Roosevelt.

By: Roosevelt, Anna Curtenius
Language: English Publisher: Tucson, Ariz. : University of Arizona Press, 1994.Description: xx, 420p. : maps, tables ; 24cm.ISBN: 0816514364
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Includes bibls. Contents: Amazonian anthropology: strategy for a new synthesis / Anna C. Roosevelt; The ancient Amerindian polities of the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Atlantic coast: a preliminary analysis of their passage from antiquity to extinction / Neil Lancelot Whitehead; The impact of conquest on contemporary indigenous peoples of the Guiana shield: the system of Orinoco regional interdependence / N. Arvelo-Jiménez and H. Biord; Social organization and political power in the Amazon floodplain: the ethnohistorical sources / A. Porro; The evidence for the nature of the process of indigenous deculturation and destabilization in the Brazilian Amazon in the last three hundred years: preliminary data / A.E. de Oliveira; Health and demography of native Amazonians: historical perspective and current status / W.M. Hern; Diet and nutritional status of Amazonian peoples / D.L. Dufour; Hunting and fishing in Amazonia: hold the answers, what are the questions? / S. Beckerman; Homeostasis as a cultural system: the Jivaro case / P. Descola; Farming, feuding, and female status: the Achuar case / P. Kelekna; Subsistence satrategy, social organization and warfare in central Brazil in the context of European penetration / N.M. Flowers; environmental and social implications of Pre- and Postcontact situations on Brazilian Indians: the Kayapó and a new Amazonian synthesis / D.A. Posey; Beyond resistance: comparative study of utopian renewal in Amazonia / M.F. Brown; The eastern Bororo from an archaeological perspective / Irmhild Wüst; Genetic relatedness and language distributions in Amazonia / H.E. Manelis Klein; Language, culture and environment: Tupí-Guaraní plant names over time / W. Balée and D. Moore; Becoming Indians: the politics of Tukanoan ethnicity / J.E. Jackson.