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Title Cultural diversity among twentieth-century foragers : an African perspective / edited by Susan Kent
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996


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 MELB  306.364 Ken/Cda  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Cultural diversity among African foragers: causes and implications / Susan Kent -- 2. Neither are your ways my ways / George Silberbauer -- 3. Diversity and flexibility: the case of the Bushmen of southern Africa / Mathias Guenther -- 4. Nharo and Hai//om settlement patterns in comparative perspective / Alan Barnard and Thomas Widlok -- 5. Kua: farmer/foragers of the eastern Kalahari, Botswana / Helga Vierich and Robert Hitchcock -- 6. Hunting variability at a recently sedentary Kalahari village / Susan Kent -- 7. The global process and local ecology: how should we explain differences between the Hadza and the !Kung? / Nicholas Blurton Jones, Kristen Hawkes and James O'Connell -- 8. Fission, fusion, and foragers in East Africa: micro- and macroprocesses of diversity and integration among Okiek groups / Roderic Blackburn -- 9. Cultural diversity among African pygmies / Barry Hewlett
10. A comparative approach to hunting rituals among Baka Pygmies (southeastern Cameroon) / Daou V. Joiris -- 11. Cultural diversity in the use of plants by Mbuti hunter-gatherers in northeastern Zaire: an ethnobotanical approach / Mitsuo Ichikawa and Hideaki Terashima -- 12. Hunter-gatherer research and cultural diversity / Nurit Bird-David
Analysis Africa
Ethnic groups Culture
Notes Bibliography: p305-333. - Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-333) and index
Subject Cultural pluralism.
Hunting and gathering societies.
Author Kent, Susan, 1952-2003.
LC no. 95017648
ISBN 0521482372 (hardback)