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Of the three books assigned for my anthropology course, The Gebusi was the only one that actually spoke to me. And despite telling us about their terrible life expectancy in the early 80s, the author has nothing to say about how having and then losing a local medical clinic affected the Gebusi. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It uses personal stories and ethnographic examples to connect developments among Gebusi to topics that are considered in anthropology courses.

Sexuality was more fluid with the men — older men had relations with the younger men which was accepted by the wives as long as they did not have affairs with other women.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. A big part of their culture is their knaift rate. To ask other readers questions about The Gebusiplease sign up. Knauft does his best to observe and learn about the culture, but his emotional investment leads him to imposing some of his views on the people.

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Callouts to new instructional videos recorded with Gebusi and to an extensive online image bank on the author’s website enrich the ethnography. Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache. He was able to observe various changes to the community such as the introduction of steel tools, market goods, pacification between communities, established government, and a generally higher grooming standard among males I like the coverage of multiple time periods, and the availability of knauvt much online material.

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And he spends enough time with Gebusi to get to know them and to be able to tell stories in context about incidents that occur in the community. Fieldwork and Culture 2. Knauft’s descriptive writing allows an exceptional view of their daily lives, it almost seems as the reader grows to know the Gebusi themselves.


Get to Know Us. Refresh and try again. Part one detailed the innerworkings and the framework of Gebusi culture. Wisdom Sits in Places: The Gebusis believed that sickness and disease were caused by sorcery, and accusations were the cause and resolution of tensions and vendettas. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World: The Gebusi hhe friendly and lively people, but they inflicted violence upon each other that was unmatched anywhere in the world: The Gebusi heavily focus on females and the power of reproduction.

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Sustained by traditions, access to land and waterways, and a keen sense of humor and vitality, Gebusi exhibit resilience and dignity amid conditions of continuing uncertainty and change. I highly recommend The Gebusi for anyone studying anthropology, or anyone who loves reading about other culture’s changes over knauvt.

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Many pictures included for added clarity. However, that was just me, gevusi I probably would recommend it to any Anthropology lover. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.