The Resource Affluence without abundance : the disappearing world of the Bushmen, James Suzman, (electronic resource)

Affluence without abundance : the disappearing world of the Bushmen, James Suzman, (electronic resource)

Label
Affluence without abundance : the disappearing world of the Bushmen
Title
Affluence without abundance
Title remainder
the disappearing world of the Bushmen
Statement of responsibility
James Suzman
Title variation
Disappearing world of the Bushmen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A vibrant portrait of the "original affluent society '--the Bushmen of southern Africa--by the anthropologist who has spent much of the last twenty-five years documenting their encounter with modernity. If the success of a civilization is measured by its endurance over time, then the Bushmen of the Kalahari are by far the most successful in human history. A hunting and gathering people who made a good living by working only as much as needed to exist in harmony with their hostile desert environment, the Bushmen have lived in southern Africa since the evolution of our species nearly two hundred thousand years ago. In Affluence Without Abundance, anthropologist James Suzman vividly brings to life a proud and private people, introducing unforgettable members of their tribe, and telling the story of the collision between the modern global economy and the oldest hunting and gathering society on earth. In rendering an intimate picture of a people coping with radical change, it asks profound questions about how we now think about matters such as work, wealth, equality, contentment, and even time. Not since Elizabeth Marshall Thomas's The Harmless People in 1959 has anyone provided a more intimate or insightful account of the Bushmen or of what we might learn about ourselves from our shared history as hunter-gatherers
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Suzman, James
Dewey number
968.81/004961
Index
index present
LC call number
DT1058.K86
LC item number
S89 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
  • Subsistence economy
  • HISTORY / Africa / South / General
  • Namibia
  • Nyae Nyae (Namibia)
  • Omaheke (Namibia)
  • Namibia
Label
Affluence without abundance : the disappearing world of the Bushmen, James Suzman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=372&titleID=3297220
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Old times -- The rewards of hard work -- The mother hill -- A beachside brawl -- The settlers -- Living in the moment -- Tsumkwe Road -- The provident environment -- The hollow tree -- Strong food -- An elephant hunt -- Pinnacle point -- A gift from God -- Hunting and empathy -- Insulting the meat -- New times -- When lions become dangerous -- Fear and farming -- Cattle country -- Crazy gods -- The promised land
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781632865748
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8d54feed-1873-47bd-aa95-3b0405dfced8
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)993625252
Label
Affluence without abundance : the disappearing world of the Bushmen, James Suzman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=372&titleID=3297220
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Old times -- The rewards of hard work -- The mother hill -- A beachside brawl -- The settlers -- Living in the moment -- Tsumkwe Road -- The provident environment -- The hollow tree -- Strong food -- An elephant hunt -- Pinnacle point -- A gift from God -- Hunting and empathy -- Insulting the meat -- New times -- When lions become dangerous -- Fear and farming -- Cattle country -- Crazy gods -- The promised land
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781632865748
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8d54feed-1873-47bd-aa95-3b0405dfced8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)993625252

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