In the Society of Nature: A Native Ecology in Amazonia (Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology)

ISBN: 9780521574679
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 1996-10-13
Number of pages: 396
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The Achuar Indians of the Upper Amazon have developed sophisticated strategies of resource management. The author documents their knowledge of the environment, and explains how it is interwoven with cosmological ideas that endow nature with the characteristics of society.

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