Women of the Forest / Edition 30

Women of the Forest / Edition 30

by Yolanda Murphy, Robert Murphy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231132328

ISBN-13: 9780231132329

Pub. Date: 12/07/2004

Publisher: Columbia University Press

One of the first works to focus on gender in anthropology, this book remains an important teaching tool on gender and life in the Amazon. Women of the Forest covers Yolanda and Robert Murphy's year of fieldwork among the Mundurucú people of Brazil in 1952, taking into account the historical, ecological, and cultural setting. The book features a new

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One of the first works to focus on gender in anthropology, this book remains an important teaching tool on gender and life in the Amazon. Women of the Forest covers Yolanda and Robert Murphy's year of fieldwork among the Mundurucú people of Brazil in 1952, taking into account the historical, ecological, and cultural setting. The book features a new critical foreword written collectively by respected anthropologists who were all students of the Murphys.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231132329
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/07/2004
Series:
Classics in Anthropology Series
Edition description:
30th anniversary edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Thirtieth Anniversary EditionPreface to the First EditionPreface to the Second Edition1. Woman's Day2. The Land and the People3. Beyond the Looking Glass4. MundurucÝ Culture5. Women in Myth and Symbol6. The Woman's World7. Women and Married Life8. Women and Social Change9. Women and MenBibliographyIndex03/12/0405 Murphy 00_toc.doc: viivii

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