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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 published in 1981, Nisa served as a stirring introduction to anthropology's most basic question: Can there be true understanding between people of profoundly different cultures? Diagnosed with breast cancer, and troubled by a sense of work yet unfinished, Shostak returned to Botswana in 1989. This book tells simply and directly of her rediscovery of the !Kung people she had come to know years before--the aging, blunt, demanding Nisa, her stalwart husband Bo, understanding Kxoma, fragile Hwantla, and Royal, translator and guide. In Shostak's words, we clearly see !Kung life, the dry grasslands, the healing dances, the threatening military presence. And we see Shostak herself, passionately curious, reporting the discomforts and confusion of fieldwork along with its fascination. By turns amused and frustrated, she describes the disappointments--and chastening lessons--that inevitably follow when anthropologists (like her younger self) romanticize the !Kung. Throughout, we observe a woman of threatened health but enormous vitality as she pursues the promise she once discovered in the !Kung people and, above all, in Nisa. At the core of the book is the remarkable rela africa,anthropology,biographies,botswana,cultural,ethnic and national,gender studies,history,humanities,literary criticism Women's Studies, Harvard University Press

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The story of two women--one a hunter-gatherer in Botswana, the other an ailing American anthropologist--unfolds in this follow up to the author's now classic "Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman". Shostak returns Botswana to share her rediscovery of the people she had come to know years before and the lessons of romanticizing the life of the !Kung. 20 halftones.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780674003231
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0674003233
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR
272 Pages
Weight: 0,522 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0674003233

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0-674-00323-3, 978-0-674-00323-1


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