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How can monkeys be both eaten as food and nurtured as children? Her research reveals that monkeys play a vital role in Guajá society, ecology, economy, and religion. In Guajá animistic beliefs, all forms of plant and animal life—especially monkeys—have souls and are woven into a comprehensive kinship system.

Cormier, Loretta

Kinship with Monkeys

The Guajá Foragers of Eastern Amazonia

Series:Historical Ecology Series

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS

36,95 € / $41.99 / £29.99*

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Publication Date:
October 2003
Copyright year:
2003
ISBN
978-0-231-51632-7
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