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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
ANTHROPOLOGY — 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...  more »
ISBN: 77554
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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