Affluence without abundance : the disappearing world of the bushmen
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New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2017.
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Book
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xii, 297 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781632865724, 1632865726

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-282) and index.
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"A vibrant portrait of the "original affluent society"--the Bushmen of southern Africa--by the anthropologist who has spent much of the last twenty-five years documenting their encounter with modernity. If the success of a civilization is measured by its endurance over time, then the Bushmen of the Kalahari are by far the most successful in human history. A hunting and gathering people who made a good living by working only as much as needed to exist in harmony with their hostile desert environment, the Bushmen have lived in southern Africa since the evolution of our species nearly two hundred thousand years ago. In Affluence Without Abundance, anthropologist James Suzman vividly brings to life a proud and private people, introducing unforgettable members of their tribe, and telling the story of the collision between the modern global economy and the oldest hunting and gathering society on earth. In rendering an intimate picture of a people coping with radical change, it asks profound questions about how we now think about matters such as work, wealth, equality, contentment, and even time. Not since Elizabeth Marshall Thomas's The Harmless People in 1959 has anyone provided a more intimate or insightful account of the Bushmen or of what we might learn about ourselves from our shared history as hunter-gatherers."--Jacket flap.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Suzman, J. (2017). Affluence without abundance: the disappearing world of the bushmen . Bloomsbury USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Suzman, James. 2017. Affluence Without Abundance: The Disappearing World of the Bushmen. New York: Bloomsbury USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Suzman, James. Affluence Without Abundance: The Disappearing World of the Bushmen New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Suzman, James. Affluence Without Abundance: The Disappearing World of the Bushmen Bloomsbury USA, 2017.

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