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The Forest People: A Study of the Pygmies of the Congo
The Forest People A Study of the Pygmies of the Congo
Author: Colin M. Turnbull
In the heart of the Congo's Ituri Forest live the BaMuti Pygmies, a fun-loving, exuberant people. For the Pygmy, prowess, not tallness, is the measure of a man's stature;and ridicule the usual means for cutting someone down to size. In Pygmy life, the dense forest is provider, protector, deity. The forest is celebrated particularly in times of g...  more »
ISBN: 77552
Pages: 304
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Publisher: The Natural History Library
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The Forest People eloquently shows us a people who have found in the forest something that makes their life more than just living -- a life that, with all its hardships and problems and tragedies, is a wonderful thing of happiness and joy.


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