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Women of the Forest

By: Yolanda Murphy, Robert F. Murphy

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1985

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 000050

ISBN: 0231060890

Condition: Good


In the decades since it was first published, this study of Brazil's Mundurucu Indians has been widely read and has become regarded as a classic. Now, for the second edition, the authors have written a new chapter that describes their fieldwork during the year they spent living among the Mundurucu."Women of the Forest" details an acute and intriguing battle of the sexes in which reality squarely contradicts ideology. The Murphy's full-scale analysis considers the hist... View more info