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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This book was required reading for my college Anthropology class. Jul 02, Megan Lucas rated it it was amazing Shelves: The several tribes inhabiting the town mocked their own traditional cultures in Independence Day celebrations, and Gebusi practices such as dancing and initiation rites seemed to be dying out as young people attempted to gebusii the modern world.

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A must read This ethnography blew me away. Erica rated it really liked it May 13, Sixteen years later Bruce Knauft returns to the jungles and has find that much has changed.

By documenting the unadulterated Gebusi before modernization and globalization seeped in, Knauft was able to help preserve the culture of a dying rainforest civilization so that they do not vanish completely. Open Preview See a Problem? Feb 12, Samantha rated it it was ok Shelves: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Rhythms of Survival Broader Connections: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and knahft customers. Some change is better than others. The Gebusi were a primitive culture, but had a strong foundation between them.


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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I love the pictures of this book because they are real photos taken by the author himself. Want to Read saving….

I had little to no knowledge on the Gebusi and their lives. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next bruuce previous heading. The ending knautt very touching.

Feb 11, Elysse rated it it was ok Shelves: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Knauft isn’t too shy to include a scene of a young man propositioning him, so why isn’t this in the book?

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And then seeing how “modernization” affected them and really hurt their culture and they entered a plight knaurt unlike many others we see around the world. This is an interesting read if you are into different cultures,ethnicities, practices The Gebusi are from a small nation called Papua New Guinea and in the first part of the ethnography we start to understand how they function in their society.

Of the three books assigned for my anthropology course, The Gebusi was the only one that actually spoke to me. The book was your basic ethnographic account of a fledgling anthropologist making a name for himself.

I read this book for my anthropology class at school. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Another main component to the first part hebusi when Knauft provides insight about life expectancy for the Gebusi children.

It is rich because of the extended period of research, the depth of understanding on the part of the ethnographer, and importance of the group being studied. The culture had many dark aspects, but it was also bright, colorful, and full of pride. Watson rated it liked it Dec 03, Each picture thw in black and white, geubsi shows the different people that he came to learn in his research.


This ethnography blew me away. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? In the last chapters of the book, Knauft describes his observations of the reversion of Gebusi culture to the. Second edition is far better than the first with the addition of today’s changes within the Gebusi.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Morgan rated it really liked it Mar 18, It was so fascinating to learn about these people, and you feel attached to them. Customers who bought this item also bought. He is aware of his own fallibility and works to distinguish unique incidents from those typical of the culture. Amazing, just truly amazing.

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Coffee, Migration, and Globalization in Honduras. However, Knauft and knautf wife simply stumbled into an uninhabited swamp. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Three Decades of Cultural Change While they still face major challenges such as poverty and social inequality, Knauft has provided strong ethnographic data that suggests that they have a positive future as a nation.