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Author Flannery, Kent V

Title The Flocks of the Wamani : a Study of Llama Herders on the Punas of Ayacucho, Peru
Published Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, 1989


Description 1 online resource (253 pages)
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Andean Nature; 3. Andean Culture; 4. The People of the Puna; 5. The Guanaco and the Llama; 6. Heard Dynamics I: The "Oliver Twist" Model; 7. Herd Dynamics II: The "Santa Claus" Model; 8. "Chupa" and "Waytakuy"; 9. Herd Dynamics III: The "Surf City" Model; 10. Herd Dynamics IV: "Sunay" and Adaptation; 11. Sunay and Dual Inheritance Theory; 12. Nature, Culture, and Practical Reason; References; Index
Summary In this volume, the authors present an original ethnographic study of five llama herding communities in Ayacucho, Peru
Notes Print version record
Subject Wamani Indians -- Domestic animals
Llamas -- Peru -- Ayacucho (Dept.)
Indians of South America -- Domestic animals -- Peru -- Ayacucho (Dept.)
Indians of South America -- Peru -- Ayacucho (Dept.) -- Antiquities
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Indians of South America -- Antiquities
Indians of South America -- Domestic animals
Ayacucho (Peru : Department) -- Antiquities
Peru -- Antiquities.
Peru -- Ayacucho (Department)
Form Electronic book
Author Marcus, Joyce
Reynolds, Robert G
ISBN 9781598747720