The mountain people / Colin M. Turnbull.
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.
- ISBN: 0671640984
- ISBN: 9780671640989
- Physical Description: 309 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1987.
- Copyright: ℗♭1972.
"A Touchstone book."
|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.
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