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The Resource Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life-span, Nancy Howell, (electronic resource)

Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life-span, Nancy Howell, (electronic resource)

Label
Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life-span
Title
Life histories of the Dobe!Kung
Title remainder
food, fatness, and well-being over the life-span
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Howell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Life Histories of the Dobe!Kung re-examines an important anthropological data set collected by Nancy Howell and colleagues for the Dobe!Kung, the well-known "Bushmen" of the Kalahari Desert. Using life history analysis, Howell reinterprets this rich material to address the question of how these hunter-gatherers maintain their notably good health from childhood through old age in the Kalahari's harsh environment. She divides the population into life history stages that correlate with estimated chronological ages and demonstrates how and why they survive, even thrive, on a modest allotment of
Member of
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Howell, Nancy
Dewey number
613.2089/961
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Origins of human behavior and culture
Series volume
4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
  • !Kung (African people)
  • Food habits
  • Food
Label
Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life-span, Nancy Howell, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Another look at the!Kung : a life history approach -- Life history stages -- Body size and growth -- Calories required -- Caloric productivity and caloric balance -- Caloric balance and residential units : waterholes, living groups, households -- Kinship relations as a support system for children -- Motives for sharing food and other prosocial behavior
Control code
ocn613205552
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 234 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520946170
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)613205552
Label
Life histories of the Dobe!Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life-span, Nancy Howell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Another look at the!Kung : a life history approach -- Life history stages -- Body size and growth -- Calories required -- Caloric productivity and caloric balance -- Caloric balance and residential units : waterholes, living groups, households -- Kinship relations as a support system for children -- Motives for sharing food and other prosocial behavior
Control code
ocn613205552
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 234 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520946170
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)613205552

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