Nisa

Written By Marjorie Shostak
Nisa
  • Publsiher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 30 June 2009
  • ISBN : 0674043596
  • Pages : 376 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 6 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Nisa written by Marjorie Shostak which was release on 30 June 2009, this book published by Harvard University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the !Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa's Kalahari desert. Told in her own words--earthy, emotional, vivid--to Marjorie Shostak, a Harvard anthropologist who succeeded, with Nisa's collaboration, in breaking through the immense barriers of language and culture, the story is a fascinating view of a remarkable woman.

Nisa

Nisa
  • Author : Marjorie Shostak
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-30
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the !Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa's Kalahari desert. Told in her own words--earthy, emotional, vivid--to Marjorie Shostak, a Harvard anthropologist who succeeded, with Nisa's collaboration, in breaking through the immense barriers of language and culture, ...

Nisa the Life and Words of a Kung Woman

Nisa  the Life and Words of a  Kung Woman
  • Author : Marjorie Shostak
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the !Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa’s Kalahari desert. Told in her own words - earthy, emotional, vivid - to Marjorie Shostak, a Harvard anthropologist who succeeded, with Nisa’s collaboration, in breaking through the ...

Return to Nisa

Return to Nisa
  • Author : Marjorie Shostak
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-06-01
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : The story of two women--one a hunter-gatherer in Botswana, the other an ailing American anthropologist--this powerful book returns the reader to territory that Marjorie Shostak wrote of so poignantly in the now classic "Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman." Here, however, the ground has perceptibly shifted. First ...

The Chicago Guide to Collaborative Ethnography

The Chicago Guide to Collaborative Ethnography
  • Author : Luke E. Lassiter
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2005-09-15
  • Total pages : 201
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : Collaboration between ethnographers and subjects has long been a product of the close, intimate relationships that define ethnographic research. But increasingly, collaboration is no longer viewed as merely a consequence of fieldwork; instead collaboration now preconditions and shapes research design as well as its dissemination. As a result, ethnographic subjects ...

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Musicology and Difference
  • Author : Ruth A. Solie
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1995-05-22
  • Total pages : 355
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : Collection of essays addressing Western and non-Western music, exploring questions of gender and sexuality...

Histoire Sociale

Histoire Sociale
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999-05
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : Download or read online Histoire Sociale written by , published by which was released on 1999-05. Get Histoire Sociale Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Author : Karin Willemse
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 547
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : This innovative anthropological study, based on biographic narratives recorded during extensive field-research in Darfur, Sudan (1990-95) provides a unique understanding of how, in daily life, working women of different classes negotiate their identities in the context of an Islamist regime....

The Curse

The Curse
  • Author : Janice Delaney,Mary Jane Lupton,Emily Toth
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Total pages : 334
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Summary : "In its hard headed, richly documented concreteness, it is worth a thousand polemics." -- New York Times, from a review of the first edition "The Curse deserves a place in every women's studies library collection." -- Sharon Golub, editor of Lifting the curse of Menstruation "A stimulating and useful book, ...

The Conflict and Culture Reader

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  • Author : Pat K. Chew
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 313
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Summary : In any conflict the players seem to invariably view that conflict through the filter of their own cultural experiences. This collection of essays draws on a variety of disciplines to analyze fundamental assumptions about how conflict arises and how it is resolved....

African Words African Voices

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  • Author : Luise White,Stephan F. Miescher,Stephan Miescher,David William Cohen
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 322
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Summary : African Words, African Voices considers African history as an art incorporating the experience and testimony of ordinary Africans. It is a provoative volume that evokes the richness and relevance of oral sources for understanding a complex past....

American Women Writers Poetics and the Nature of Gender Study

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  • Author : Maryann Pasda DiEdwardo
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-12-14
  • Total pages : 150
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : This volume studies processes of creating voices of the past to analyze and to juxtapose, discussing the nature of the educational community viewed through feminist theory to reveal hidden ideas surrounding stereotypes, gender status, and power in the postcolonial era. The contributions brought together here explore the various facets of ...

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  • Author : Sarah Mirza,Margaret Strobel
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 1989-05-22
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : "This is altogether a most worthwhile book, a fine example of a growing genre of African literature... " -- Choice "Mirza and Strobel let these women speak about their lives in their own words, and the results are wonderful.... This is an excellent book with which to introduce students both to ...

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  • Author : Richard B. Lee
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 249
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : This classic, bestselling study of the !Kung San, foragers of the Dobe area of the Kalahari Desert describes a people's reactions to the forces of modernization, detailing relatively recent changes to !Kung rituals, beliefs, social structure, marriage and kinship system. It documents their determination to take hold of their own ...

The Interview

The Interview
  • Author : Jonathan Skinner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-06-03
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : What are new interview methods and practices in our new 'interview society' and how do they relate to traditional social science research? This volume interrogates the interview as understood, used - and under-used - by anthropologists. It puts the interview itself in the hotseat by exploring the nature of the ...

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  • Author : Margaretta Jolly
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-04
  • Total pages : 1150
  • ISBN : 0674043596
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Summary : First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....