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SIL International and the International Museum of Cultures Publications in Ethnography (formerly International Museum of Cultures Series) is a series published jointly by SIL International and the International Museum of Cultures. The series focuses on cultural studies of minority peoples of various parts of the world. While most volumes are authored by members of SIL International who have done ethnologic research in a minority language, suitable works by others also occasionally form part of the series.
A new analysis of a famous and well-documented old New England town, Andover, Massachusetts. Using anthropological and linguistic approaches. It treats Andover's history from the settling company to the split in 1710.
First-hand Cashinahua account of boyhood experiences, the migration of the group and recent happenings by Pudicho, a retired headman.
Case studies looking at the past and the uncertain future for post-foraging societies and specifically the central African Pygmies, the San Bushmen and the Agta Negritos.
Discussion of the very different goals of African and Western economic systems and ninety observations of African behaviors related to money matters and the frictions which can result when Westerners misunderstand.
Describes the ever-increasing penetration of the majority culture among the Guahibo (eastern Colombia).
Draws from such diverse disciplines as sociolinguistics, anthropology, semiotics, cognition, aesthetics and ethnomusicology to make a contribution to our understanding of African culture and communication.
Contains two sections: myths, legends and chants passed from father to son among the Cashibo; and a history of the Cashibo people and culture up to the mid-1960s.
Discusses how people in Irian Jaya coped with the forces that present both tension and stability as an essential part of their social fabric.
Examines the culture of the Senegambia subregion in West Africa.