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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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This classic paperback is available once again--and exclusively--from Harvard University Press. This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the!Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa's Kalahari desert. Told in her own words--earthy, emotional, vivid--to Marjorie Shostak, a Harvard anthropologist who succeeded, with Nisa's collaboration, in breaking through the immense barriers of language and culture, the story is a fascinating view of a remarkable woman
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-1996
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shostak, Marjorie
Dewey number
968/.004/961
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT797.N57
LC item number
S53 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nisa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nisa
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
  • HISTORY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
Label
Nisa, the life and words of a!Kung woman, Marjorie Shostak
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Introduction -- Earliest memories -- Family life -- Life in the bush -- Discovering sex -- Trial marriages -- Marriage -- Wives and co-wives -- First birth -- Motherhood and loss -- Change -- Women and men -- Taking lovers -- A healing ritual -- Further losses -- Growing older -- Epilogue -- Glossary
Control code
438187521
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (365 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674043596
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)438187521
Label
Nisa, the life and words of a!Kung woman, Marjorie Shostak
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Introduction -- Earliest memories -- Family life -- Life in the bush -- Discovering sex -- Trial marriages -- Marriage -- Wives and co-wives -- First birth -- Motherhood and loss -- Change -- Women and men -- Taking lovers -- A healing ritual -- Further losses -- Growing older -- Epilogue -- Glossary
Control code
438187521
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (365 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674043596
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)438187521

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