Anthropologist

Anthropologist

Scientist of the People

Book - 2001
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Imagine making your living by hunting, fishing, and collecting wild plants and insects. Imagine having to worry about being attacked by a jaguar or some other wild animal. This is how our ancestors lived for hundreds of thousands of years, but only a few peoples carry on this ancient lifestyle today. One of the few are the Ache, hunter-gatherers living in Paraguay, a country in South America.
Magdalena Hurtado is an anthropologist who has been studying the Ache for fifteen years. She has spent years living with the Ache people: learning their language, observing their history. The photographs and text offer invaluable insight into the work of an anthropologist.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 2001
ISBN: 9780618083688
0618083685
Branch Call Number: j921 HUR
Characteristics: 64 p. : col. ill., col. maps, ports. (chiefly col.) ; 24 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Hill, Kim
Hurtado, A. Magdalena

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