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Millenium : Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World /

by Maybury-Lewis, David [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: [416] pages : 250 illustrations (150 color) ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0670829358 :; 9780670829354.Subject(s): Human ecology | Ethnology | Human ecology -- Philosophy | Indigenous peoples | Wisdom | Social perception | Social SciencesOnline resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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
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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

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