Companion volume to the PBS television series with the same title.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-391) and index.
The shock of the other -- An ecology of mind -- A poor man shames us all -- Strange relations -- Mistaken identity -- The art of living -- Inventing reality -- Touching the timeless -- At the threshold -- Photographic essays -- Dogon -- Xavante -- Aborigines -- Makuna -- Gabra -- Wodaabe -- Weyewa -- Nyinba -- Huichol -- Navajo.
This lavishly illustrated book--a companion volume to the 10-part PBS-TV series--takes us on an intriguing grand tour of the world's tribal societies and assesses the debt we owe them. Maybury-Lewis is a respected Harvard anthropologist and host of the series Millennium. 200 full-color and black-and-white photos throughout. -- Google Books