Amazon town : a study of man in the tropics / by Charles Wagley.


New York : Macmillan, [1953] .

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Subjects Amazonas (Brazil) -- Description and travel.
Amazonas (Brazil) -- Social life and customs.
Amazonas (Brésil) -- Descriptions et voyages.
Amazonas (Brésil) -- Mœurs et coutumes.
Amazônia -- descrição.
Antropogeografia -- Amazônia.
Brazil -- Amazonas.
Ecología humana -- Brasil -- Amazonas.
Écologie humaine -- Brésil -- Amazonas.
Human geography -- Brazil -- Amazonas.
Human geography.
Manners and customs.
Travel.
Usos e costumes -- Amazônia.
Description 305 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1953]
©1953
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-298) and index.
Summary This anthropologist's study, based on extensive field work, examines the life and ways of a small town in the Amazon valley of Brazil. While the pseudonym Ita is used in the text, the actual site was Gurupa.
Contents The problem of man in the tropics -- An Amazon community -- Making a living in the tropics -- Social relations in an Amazon community -- Family affairs in an Amazon community -- People also pay -- From magic to science --A community in an under-developed area.
Geographic Area Brazil
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1264943
(OCoLC)ocm01264943
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Wagley, Charles, 1913-
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