The Resource Man in adaptation : the cultural present, edited by Yehudi A. Cohen

Man in adaptation : the cultural present, edited by Yehudi A. Cohen

Label
Man in adaptation : the cultural present
Title
Man in adaptation
Title remainder
the cultural present
Statement of responsibility
edited by Yehudi A. Cohen
Title variation
Cultural present
Contributor
Compiler
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes chapters on hunting and gathering, horticulture, pastoralism, agriculture, and transitions to modernity in societies and cultures around the world
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN400
LC item number
.C58
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cohen, Yehudi A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Primitive societies
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnologie
  • Homme primitif
  • Ethnology
  • Primitive societies
Label
Man in adaptation : the cultural present, edited by Yehudi A. Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion volume to Man in adaptation; the biosocial background
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What culture is / A.L. Kroeber -- The impact of the concept of culture on the concept of man / Clifford Geertz -- Language and evolution / Joseph H. Greenberg -- Culture as adaptation / Yehudi A. Cohen -- The Great Basin Shoshonean indians : an example of a family level of sociocultural integration / Julian H. Steward -- Steel axes for stone age Australians / Lauriston Sharp -- Variation in habitat and culture on the Northwest Coast / Wayne Suttles -- The size of Algonkian hunting territories : a function of ecological adjustment / A. Irving Hallowell -- Forms of kinship / Elman R. Service -- An ethnoecological approach to shifting agriculture / Harold C. Conklin -- Slash-and-burn cultivation among the Kuikuru and its implications for cultural development in the Amazon Basin / Robert L. Carneiro -- Economic alternatives in arid lands : a case study of the Pima and Papago indians / Robert A. Hackenberg
  • The structural poses of 18th-century Cherokee villages / Frederick O. Gearing -- Land and labor / C. Daryll Forde -- Groups and membership and agriculture / Harold C. Brookfield and Paula Brown -- The segmentary lineage : an organization of predatory expansion / Marshall D. Sahlins -- Surplus / Martin Orans -- Tappers and trappers : parallel process in acculturation / Robert F. Murphy and Julian H. Steward -- Theory and strategy in the study of cultural adaptability / Walter Goldschmidt -- Ecology and cultural continuity as contributing factors in the social organization of the Plains indians / Symmes C. Oliver -- The Jie of Uganda ; The Turkana / P.H. Gulliver -- The Kazak : horse and sheep herders of Central Asia / C. Daryll Forde -- "Cultural" vs. "ecological" factors in the expression of values, attitudes, and personality characteristics / Robert B. Edgerton
  • Ecologic relationships of ethnic groups in Swat, North Pakistan / Fredrik Barth -- Sawah / Clifford Geertz -- English villagers of the thirteenth century / George C. Homans -- The agricultural basis of urban civilization in Mesoamerica / Angel Palerm -- Types of Latin American peasantry : a preliminary discussion / Eric R. Wolf -- Types of family and types of economy / Meyer F. Nimkoff and Russell Middleton -- The role of voluntary associations in West African urbanization / Kenneth Little -- The culture of poverty / Oscar Lewis -- Legal evolution and societal complexity / Richard D. Schwartz and James C. Miller
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 433 pages
Lccn
68006868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00434406
  • (OCoLC)ocm00434406
Label
Man in adaptation : the cultural present, edited by Yehudi A. Cohen
Publication
Note
Companion volume to Man in adaptation; the biosocial background
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What culture is / A.L. Kroeber -- The impact of the concept of culture on the concept of man / Clifford Geertz -- Language and evolution / Joseph H. Greenberg -- Culture as adaptation / Yehudi A. Cohen -- The Great Basin Shoshonean indians : an example of a family level of sociocultural integration / Julian H. Steward -- Steel axes for stone age Australians / Lauriston Sharp -- Variation in habitat and culture on the Northwest Coast / Wayne Suttles -- The size of Algonkian hunting territories : a function of ecological adjustment / A. Irving Hallowell -- Forms of kinship / Elman R. Service -- An ethnoecological approach to shifting agriculture / Harold C. Conklin -- Slash-and-burn cultivation among the Kuikuru and its implications for cultural development in the Amazon Basin / Robert L. Carneiro -- Economic alternatives in arid lands : a case study of the Pima and Papago indians / Robert A. Hackenberg
  • The structural poses of 18th-century Cherokee villages / Frederick O. Gearing -- Land and labor / C. Daryll Forde -- Groups and membership and agriculture / Harold C. Brookfield and Paula Brown -- The segmentary lineage : an organization of predatory expansion / Marshall D. Sahlins -- Surplus / Martin Orans -- Tappers and trappers : parallel process in acculturation / Robert F. Murphy and Julian H. Steward -- Theory and strategy in the study of cultural adaptability / Walter Goldschmidt -- Ecology and cultural continuity as contributing factors in the social organization of the Plains indians / Symmes C. Oliver -- The Jie of Uganda ; The Turkana / P.H. Gulliver -- The Kazak : horse and sheep herders of Central Asia / C. Daryll Forde -- "Cultural" vs. "ecological" factors in the expression of values, attitudes, and personality characteristics / Robert B. Edgerton
  • Ecologic relationships of ethnic groups in Swat, North Pakistan / Fredrik Barth -- Sawah / Clifford Geertz -- English villagers of the thirteenth century / George C. Homans -- The agricultural basis of urban civilization in Mesoamerica / Angel Palerm -- Types of Latin American peasantry : a preliminary discussion / Eric R. Wolf -- Types of family and types of economy / Meyer F. Nimkoff and Russell Middleton -- The role of voluntary associations in West African urbanization / Kenneth Little -- The culture of poverty / Oscar Lewis -- Legal evolution and societal complexity / Richard D. Schwartz and James C. Miller
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 433 pages
Lccn
68006868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00434406
  • (OCoLC)ocm00434406

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