Papago woman

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979 - Social Science - 98 pages
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Case study based on THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PAPAGO WOMAN that was first published as a memoir. Underhill brings into vivid focus the situation, the people, & her own experiences during her field study. She elaborates the early memoir (reprinted in its original form entirely) with description & interpretation. Her text is a culture study of the desert people of the American Southwest, &, specifically, Chona, the Papago woman.

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User Review  - Mario - Goodreads

One of the most captivating ethnographic pieces I've ever read. It is a fine example of a life-history ethnography, and reads like the best love story and adventure. Underhill makes a point of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Crystal - Goodreads

Decent insight into the lives of the Papago people before European influences. Read full review

Contents

Part Two THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHONA
29
Part Three CHILD TRAINING WOMEN LOVE
87
The Present
93
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About the author (1979)

Ruth Underhill was born into an upper middle-class Quaker family in Ossining-On- Hudson, New York, in 1884. After a B.A. at Vassar, social work in the Eastern U.S. and service with the American Red Cross in Italy during World War I, she enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Anthropology at Columbia University. On June 28, 1984, the president of the American Anthropological Association honored Underhill for popularizing anthropology in responsible manner, for her early work in applied anthropology and the study of women's roles, and for her scholarship and teaching.

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