The Siriono of eastern Bolivia: A reexamination

The Siriono Indians of eastern Bolivia have one of the simplest cultures on record. In a famous ethnography, Allan Holmberg explained Siriono cultural poverty mainly with a psycho-functional model, in which the demands of the food quest were said to have prevented the elaboration of most aspects of...

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Published in:Human Ecology : An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2 (1977), p. 137-154
Main Author: Isaac, L.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1572-9915
Item Description:This article is a revised version of a paper presented at the 1976 Annual Spring Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society. I thank Professora MarĂ­a Eugenia Bozzoli V. de Wille for first stimulating my interest in the Siriono; Beth Dillingham for many helpful conversations while I was formulating the arguments expressed herein; and Lee Haas for bibliographic assistance. I alone am responsible for interpretative statements.
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/BF00889540
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