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Brazil, anthropological perspectives : essays in honor of Charles Wagley / Maxine L. Margolis and William E. Carter, editors.

; Margolis, Maxine L., 1942- ; Carter, William E
New York : Columbia University Press, 1979.
ISBN 9780231047142, 0231047142

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Other Authors Carter, William E.
Margolis, Maxine L., 1942-
Wagley, Charles, 1913-
Subjects Brasilien.
Brazil -- Social life and customs.
Brazil.
Brésil -- Moeurs et coutumes.
Ethnologie -- Brésil.
Ethnologie.
Ethnology -- Brazil.
Ethnology.
Indians of South America -- Brazil.
Indians of South America.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Brésil.
Indios (Brasil)
Manners and customs.
Wagley, Charles, (1913- ...)
Wagley, Charles, 1913-
Description xvi, 443 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-435) and index.
Contents Introduction: Anthropology and Brazilian national identity / Charles Wagley -- part 1. Some perspectives from the past: The encounter of tribal and national societies in the Brazilian Amazon / Eduardo Galvão -- An experimental reconstruction of Taruma village succession and some implications / Betty J. Meggers and Clifford Evans -- The Tapirapé during the era of reconstruction / Judith Shapiro -- The 'chapel" as symbol: Italian colonization in Southern Brazil / Thales de Azevedo -- The Negro in Brazilian society: twenty five years later / Florestan Fernandes -- part 2. Environmental adaptations: The Yanomamö and the causes of war in band and village societies / Marvin Harris -- The trans-Amazonica: coping with a new environment / Emilio F. Moran -- Seduced and abandoned: agricultural frontiers in Brazil and the United States / Maxine Margolis -- Ecology, behavior, and the spirit of fishermen / Conrad P. Kottak -- part 3. Social structure: Lineage and lineality in lowland South America / Robert F. Murphy -- Canela kinship and the question of matrilineality / William H. Crocker -- Secrets, exclusion, and the dramatization of men's roles / Thomas Gregor -- Umbanda and class relations in Brazil / Diana Brown -- The function of middle-class extended family networks in Brazilian urban society / Charlotte I. Miller -- part 4. Political organization: A new approach to Central Brazilian social organization / Daniel R. Gross -- Law in rural Brazil / Robert W. Shirley -- Patron-client exchanges in Southeastern Minas Gerais / Sidney M. Greenfield -- The political economy of patron-clientship: Brazil and Portugal compared / Shepard Forman and Joyce F. Riegelhaupt.
Geographic Area Brazil
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4832228
(OCoLC)ocm04832228
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