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Title:
Patagonia : natural history, prehistory, and ethnography at the uttermost end of the earth
Author:
McEwan, Colin.
Publication Information:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1997.
Physical Description:
200 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / The Ambassadors of Argentina and Chile to the United Kingdom -- Introduction / Colin McEwan, Luis A. Borrero and Alfredo Prieto -- The natural setting: the glacial and post-glacial environmental history of Fuego-Patagonia / Robert D. McCulloch, Chalmers M. Clapperton, Jorge Robasso and Andrew P. Currant -- The peopling of Patagonia: the first human occupation / Luis Alberta Borrero and Colin McEwan -- Middle to Late Holocene adaptations in Patagonia / Francisco Mena -- The origins of ethnographic subsistence patterns in Fuego-Patagonia / Luis Alberta Borrero -- The great ceremonies of the Selk'nam and the Y√°mana: a comparative analysis / Anne Chapman -- The meeting of two cultures: Indians and colonists in the Magellan region / Mateo Martinic B. -- The Patagonian 'giants' / Jean-Paul Duviols -- Travelling the other way: travel narratives and truth claims / Gillian Beer -- Tierra del Fuego- land of fire, land of mimicry / Michael Taussig -- Patagonian painted cloaks: an ancient puzzle / Alfredo Prieto.
ISBN:
9780691058498
Format :
Book

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