The hunting peoples, by Carleton S. Coon. Maps and drawings by Aldren A. Watson.

[1st ed.].. Boston, Little, Brown [1971] .

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Subjects Chasseurs-cueilleurs.
Hunting and gathering societies.
Description xxi, 413 pages illustrations, maps 25 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 396-400).
Summary Describes the modes of life of all the living hunters of the world examining cultures and technologies of such peoples as Pygmies, Bushmen, Eskimos, Australian aborigines, et cetera.
Contents Living hunters of the world, a synopsis -- The basic equipment of hunters -- Travel and transport on land and water -- The food quest: Hunting and trapping -- Big-game hunting -- Fishing -- Gathering -- Food and drugs -- The social organization of hunters: Territories, bands, and kinship -- Marriage -- Government and fighting -- Specialization, wealth, and trade -- Gods, spirits, myths, and tales -- Rites of passage at birth, puberty, and death -- Rites of instensification and seasonal ceremonies -- Shamans and healing -- Conclusion: What can we learn from hunters?
Network Numbers (OCoLC)199731
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WorldCat Identities Coon, Carleton S. 1904-1981.
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