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Yanomami Warfare: A Political History R. Brian Ferguson

Yanomami Warfare: A Political History

R. Brian Ferguson

Published December 1st 1995
ISBN : 9780933452411
Paperback
449 pages
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Generations of college students know the Yanomami as the example of natural aggression in human society. These reputedly isolated people have been portrayed as fiercely engaging in constant warfare over women, status, and revenge. Ferguson arguesMoreGenerations of college students know the Yanomami as the example of natural aggression in human society. These reputedly isolated people have been portrayed as fiercely engaging in constant warfare over women, status, and revenge. Ferguson argues persuasively that the Yanomami make war not because Western influence is absent, but because it is present.