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When they grew to be men and became "aware", they sought revenge. Through cunning and with an arrow obtained from the sky's edge, they succeeded in killing Jaguar. a film by Timothy Asch and Napoleon Chagnon. 1976. 22 min. DVD X3295 The filmaker, a member of the Waiapi tribe of Brazil, demonstrates the use of videotape to record and preserve the "image" of the Waiapi culture Blubberland: The Dangers of Happiness. Analysis is from the perspective of the recourses deployed by all involved, including but not limited to power, with emphasis on the role of culture and social structure. Prerequisites: graduate standing. (Formerly known as ANGR 219.) This is an interdisciplinary seminar examining the place of the body and embodiment in contemporary culture and culture theory Friendship: Development, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship (Origins of Human Behavior and Culture). By the time of the students-of-the-students of Boas–people like Eric Wolf and Sidney Mintz, among others–anthropology had already turned toward questions of power, history, and political economy The Hadza: Hunter-Gatherers of Tanzania (Origins of Human Behavior and Culture) 1st (first) Edition by Marlowe, Frank [2010].

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