Aspelin, Paul Leslie, 1945-. Nambicuara economic dualism: Lévi-Strauss in the garden, once again

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Title: Nambicuara economic dualism: Lévi-Strauss in the garden, once again

Published in: Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde -- Vol. 132

Published By: Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde -- Vol. 132 S'Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1976. 1-32 p.: maps

By line: Paul L. Aspelin

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Nambicuara (SP17)

Subjects: Settlement patterns (361); Annual cycle (221); Tillage (241); Vegetable production (244); Arboriculture (245); Land use (311); Dwellings (342); Community structure (621); Travel (484); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Research and development (654); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: This article discuss the dynamics of agriculture, seasonality and settlement patterns among the Nambicuara of Brazil. The author strongly disagrees with Levi-Straus who, based on brief fieldwork conducted in 1938, described the Nambicuara as nomadic people primarily subsisting on gathering and hunting and only secondarily on cultivation.

Document Number: 13

Document ID: sp17-013

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1968-1971

Evaluation: Anthropologist-5

Analyst: Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: 1900-1976

Coverage Place: Mato Grosso and southern Rondonia states, Brazil

LCSH: Nambicuara Indians

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