People of the Ucayali: The Shipibo and Conibo of Peru

Statement of Responsibility:
Eakin, Lucille, Erwin Lauriault, and Harry Boonstra
Series Issue:
12
Date:
1986
Publisher:
International Museum of Cultures
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
International Museum of Cultures Publication 12
Extent:
ix, 62 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:
Illustrations
Preface

1. Instruction
History
Acculturation

2. Subsistence
Hunting and Fishing
Agriculture
Animal Husbandry
Food Preparation and Consumption

3. Economic Organization and manufacture
External Economic Relations
Property
Manufacture
Transportation

4. Arts, Dress, and Recreation
Attire
Music and Dance
Celebrations

5. Political and Social Organization
Authority Structure
Offences and Sanctions
Social and Residential Structure
Kinship Terminology
Marriage
Clans

6. Man and the Supernatural
Myth
The Spiritual World
Man’s Spirit
Magical Plants

7. Medicine
Medical Conditions
Ethnomedicine
Western Medicine

8. Life Cycle
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Childhood
Formal Education
Puberty
Marriage Preparations
Married Life
Termination of Marriage
Death
End of Mourning
Remarriage

References
Country:
Peru
Subject Languages:
Content Language:
Field:
Work Type:
Subject:
Ethnography
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
8034