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The Resource Nisa, the life and words of a !Kung woman, Marjorie Shostak

Nisa, the life and words of a !Kung woman, Marjorie Shostak

Label
Nisa, the life and words of a !Kung woman
Title
Nisa, the life and words of a !Kung woman
Statement of responsibility
Marjorie Shostak
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author presents the story of Nisa, a woman who as a small child saved her newborn brother from infanticide, and who went on to survive, alone, in one of the world's most hostile environments
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shostak, Marjorie
Dewey number
  • 306/.08996106811
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT797.N57
LC item number
S53 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nisa
  • Women, !Kung
  • Women, !Kung
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
  • Social Conditions
  • Africa, Southern
Label
Nisa, the life and words of a !Kung woman, Marjorie Shostak
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1981
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-383) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Earliest memories -- Family life -- Life in the bush -- Discovering sex -- Trial marriages -- Wives and co-wives -- First birth -- Motherhood and loss -- Change -- Women and men -- Taking lovers -- A healing ritual -- Further losses -- Growing older
Control code
8865367
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9780394711263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
82004837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)676718
Label
Nisa, the life and words of a !Kung woman, Marjorie Shostak
Publication
Note
Originally published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1981
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-383) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Earliest memories -- Family life -- Life in the bush -- Discovering sex -- Trial marriages -- Wives and co-wives -- First birth -- Motherhood and loss -- Change -- Women and men -- Taking lovers -- A healing ritual -- Further losses -- Growing older
Control code
8865367
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9780394711263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
82004837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)676718

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