The Mountain People.


Colin Turnbul is a young American anthropologist,and this book is a remarkable and gripping account of two seperate periods between1964 and 1967 in which he lived with a declining African tribe,the Ike,in a mountain area on the borders of Uganda and Kenya.The Ik were originaly nomadic hunter-gatherers who had for some years before Turnbull first visited them been forced by the administration to settle in one corner of their former territory and become farmers.

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H/b in a v/g protected pictorial d/w.Size 9×6 pp 8+309,inc,index,glossary,slight page damage here,plates,village layout plans,page maps,pictorial front prelims.This is a library copy with the usual crop of faults.the front p/d is a bit of a mess,with stamps and bar codes and general damage where lables have been badly removed,inc small stamp in text.Hinges strong,Binding a bit slack,general finger and food marks to some pages,a library copy and priced acordingly.A reasonable copy.


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