Anthropologist: Scientist of the People
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
Imagine making your living by hunting, fishing, and collecting wild plants and insects. Imagine having to worry about being attacked by a jaguar or some other wild animal. This is how our ancestors lived for hundreds of thousands of years, but only a few peoples carry on this ancient lifestyle today. One of the few are the Ache, hunter-gatherers living in Paraguay, a country in South America.
Magdalena Hurtado is an anthropologist who has been studying the Ache for fifteen years. She has spent years living with the Ache people: learning their language, observing their history. The photographs and text offer invaluable insight into the work of an anthropologist.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JCHolmes - LibraryThing
A Science in the field book, Anthropologist- Scientist of the People discusses A. Magdalena Hurtado (an anthropologist) and her intense study of the Ache’ (a group of hunter-gathers.) The book opens ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Areamatha - LibraryThing
In Anthropologist Scientist of the People, by Mary Batten, the author discusses a case study of a hunter gather society called the Aché in Paraguay. She talks about their culture but also about ... Read full review