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The Resource Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life span, Nancy Howell

Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life span, Nancy Howell

Label
Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life span
Title
Life histories of the Dobe!Kung
Title remainder
food, fatness, and well-being over the life span
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Howell
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Life Histories of the Dobe!Kung re-examines an important anthropological data set collected by Nancy Howell and colleagues for the Dobe!Kung, the well-known "Bushmen" of the Kalahari Desert. Using life history analysis, Howell reinterprets this rich material to address the question of how these hunter-gatherers maintain their notably good health from childhood through old age in the Kalahari's harsh environment. She divides the population into life history stages that correlate with estimated chronological ages and demonstrates how and why they survive, even thrive, on a modest allotment of
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Howell, Nancy
Dewey number
613.2089/961
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DT1058.K86
LC item number
H7 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Origins of human behavior and culture
Series volume
4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
  • Food habits
  • Food
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Body size
  • Food
  • Food habits
  • Hunting and gathering societies
  • Life cycle, Human
  • Africa
Label
Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life span, Nancy Howell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Another look at the!Kung : a life history approach -- Life history stages -- Body size and growth -- Calories required -- Caloric productivity and caloric balance -- Caloric balance and residential units : waterholes, living groups, households -- Kinship relations as a support system for children -- Motives for sharing food and other prosocial behavior
Control code
613205552
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520946170
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxcn5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)613205552
Label
Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life span, Nancy Howell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Another look at the!Kung : a life history approach -- Life history stages -- Body size and growth -- Calories required -- Caloric productivity and caloric balance -- Caloric balance and residential units : waterholes, living groups, households -- Kinship relations as a support system for children -- Motives for sharing food and other prosocial behavior
Control code
613205552
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 234 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520946170
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsxcn5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)613205552

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