The Xavante in Transition Health, Ecology, and Bioanthropology in Central Brazil (Human-Environment Interactions) by Carlos E. A. Coimbra

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Subjects:

  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Brazil,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies

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Number of Pages376
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Open LibraryOL7632457M
ISBN 100472030035
ISBN 109780472030033

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A powerful example of how a small-scale society, buffeted by political and economic forces at the national level and Price: $ The Xavante language is a Jê language spoken by the Xavante people in the area surrounding Eastern Mato Grosso, wrcch2016.com Xavante language is unusual in its phonology, its ergative object–agent–verb word order, and its use of honorary and endearment terms in its morphology.

The Xavante people are approximately 18, individuals in villages as ofbut the language is spoken by Language family: Macro-Ge. Nov 30,  · The Xavante in Transition by Carlos E.A. Coimbra,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1). The Xavánte in transition: health, ecology, and bioanthropology in central Brazil / Carlos E.A.

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During this transition their ears are pierced and they take long baths in the river, receive presents, and take part in races. Through dramatic representations of legends, they learn the origins and significance of the new role they are about to take.

Among the Xavante, coupling is a process strictly regulated by laws. Xavante men spend hours planning treks and telling tales of fights and hunting exploits. Xavante men enjoy all aspects of hunting, especially since it allows them to make a public exhibition of their manliness.

It is an expression of virility. Xavante women, for their part, are interested in the end product. Studies group of Xavante adults from a single community to determine the nutritional and socioeconomic, and gender effects of transitioning between indigenous and market cultures.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Oct 03,  · Abstract. This chapter discusses some of the most recent studies that have been conducted among the indigenous Xavante people in Central Brazil by members of the research group Health, Epidemiology and Anthropology of Indigenous Peoples, coordinated by Ricardo Ventura Santos and Carlos E.

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Denevan writes that, "The discovery of America was followed by possibly the greatest demographic disaster in the history of the world." Research by some scholars provides population estimates of the pre-contact Americas to be as high as million inwhile others estimate the population to have been as low as eight million.

In any case, the native population declined to less Reviews: 1. References to this book. The Xavante in Transition: Health, Ecology, and Bioanthropology in Central Carlos E.

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Proc. Soc. B published online 19 August Kim Hill and Keith Kintigh. Can Anthropologists Distinguish Good and Poor Hunters. Faculty and Visiting Scholars. she began an on-going ethnographic study of the role of political and everyday violence in the pre and post-transition periods in South Africa.

she is writing a book on Xavante uses of audiovisual technologies and their efforts to. The group ventures into the Amazon to find and baptize Xavante peoples.

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CHAPTER 12 Seasonal Factors in Subsistence, Nutrition, and Child Growth in a Central Brazilian Indian Community Nancy M. Flowers Introduction In this chapter I look at the subsistence practices, diet, and the growth of young children in a community of recently sedentarized Xavante Indians of Central Brazil to ascertain some of the effects of a transition from forag ing to food wrcch2016.com by: AT FAB4º EMRA (wrcch2016.comno A.) By the mid Fifties, some Western European air forces were in need of a jet aircraft, to equip their advanced flight schools and to serve as a transitional aircraft to the new supersonic fighters due to enter in service in the next few years.

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Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His most recent book is "The Xavante in Transition: Health, Ecology and Bioanthropology in Central Brazil" (University of Michigan Press), which was awarded the General Anthropology Award for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship, General Anthropology Division, American Anthropological Association.Living in a Lean-To: Philippine Negrito Foragers in Transition Nevin K.

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