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The mountain people / Colin M. Turnbull.

Turnbull, Colin M. (Author).


The author describes the dehumanization of the Ik, African tribesmen who in less than three generations have deteriorated from being once-prosperous hunters to scattered bands of hostile, starving people whose only goal is individual survival.

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  • ISBN: 0671640984
  • ISBN: 9780671640989
  • Physical Description: 309 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1987.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Touchstone book."
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The world that was -- Careless rapture -- The disenchanted tree -- Warriors at peace -- Family and death -- Self and survival -- Man without law -- Retreat of the Icien God -- Society and belief -- The loveless people -- The end of goodness -- The world that is -- Glossary -- Guide to pronunciation of African words.
Subject: Ik (African people)

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


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La Conner Regional Library 306.08 TURNBULL 112693 NON FICTION Available -

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