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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Part Two THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHONA
Part Three CHILD TRAINING WOMEN LOVE
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