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Presents studies focusing on world view and cultural change from five Amazonian communities. Documents some of the results of modernizing influences from the outside as well as some of the underlying ideologies used to interpret these influences.
1. Candoshi Behavior Change by Sheila C. Tuggy
2. Water, Rock, and Smoke: A Guanano View of the World by Carolyn Waltz
3. Nature and Culture in Four Karitiana Legends by Rachel M. Landin
4. Problems in Paumari Acculturation by Shirley Chapman
5. Urubu-Kaapor Girls’ Puberty Rites by Kiyoko Kakumasu