Nisa the life and words of a kung woman shostak marjorie isbn 9780674004320 kostenloser versand fur alle bucher mit versand und verkauf duch amazon. An account of the life of a woman from the kalahari desert told in her own words to the author marjorie shostak nisa was married at twelve and later separated divorced and widowed and the mother of four children none of whom survived she is strong capable of foraging on her own in one of the worlds most hostile environments not dependent on any man for her daily sustenance and ready to talk to anyone as her equal wise full of humour at the absurdities of life and courageous in the . Nisa the life and words of a kung woman nisa opens with an introduction by shostak detailing her own preparations and expectations for her first trip to the dobe region of africa in northwest botswana and at the edge of the kalahari desert shostak describes nisas people the zhun twasi real people bushmen who are hunter gatherers and . The story of two women one a hunter gatherer in botswana the other an ailing american anthropologist this powerful book returns the reader to territory that marjorie shostak wrote of so poignantly in the now classic nisa the life and words of a kung woman here however the ground has perceptibly shifted first published in 1981 nisa served as a stirring introduction to anthropologys most basic question can there be true understanding between people of profoundly different
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