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The Gebusi: Lives Transformed in a Rainforest World, Fourth Edition - Bruce Knauft, 4th Edition, Paperback

Waveland Pr Inc
  • Release Date   10/22/2015
  • ISBN-13   9781478630036 | 978-1-4786-3003-6
  • ISBN   1478630035 | 1-4786-3003-5
  • Format   Paperback
  • Author(s)   Bruce Knauft
  • One of the most popular anthropological case studies published in the last two decades, the latest edition of The Gebusi incorporates important new fieldwork and includes Update sections at the end of individual chapters, bringing a riveting story fully up to date. Readers are welcomed into the lives of Papua New Guinea rainforest dwellers to witness a dramatic arc of cultural change and human transformation. When Knauft first studied them, Gebusi practiced powerful spirit séances and sorcery divinations, held resplendent initiations that included distinctive sexual customs, and endured high rates of violence. Sixteen years later, he found them participating in market activity, schooling, government programs, and sports. performing their own popular music. and practicing Christianity. More recently, Gebusi have been battered by economic hardship and withdrawal of government services but have admirably revitalized their culture and livelihood. Sustained by traditions, access to land and waterways, and a keen sense of humor and vitality, Gebusi exhibit resilience and dignity amid conditions of continuing uncertainty and change. An absorbing, well-written, and humanistic account based on profound scholarship, The Gebusi, 4/E includes end-of-chapter Broader Connections that link Gebusi experiences to major anthropological topics subsistence, kinship and marriage, politics, religion, gender and sexuality, ethnicity, nationalism, modernity, and the ethics of engaged and applied anthropology. Sixty photos, including twenty in a full-color insert, accentuate Knauft's absorbing narrative. Callouts to new instructional videos recorded with Gebusi and to an extensive online image bank on the author's website enrich the ethnography. Not-for-sale instructor's resource materials available online to college and university faculty only. contact publisher directly.
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