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Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Biography: general,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire),
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Scientists - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7906116M
ISBN 100803282508
ISBN 109780803282506
OCLC/WorldCa30360132

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The king of the world in the land of the Pygmies. [Joan T Mark] -- Joan Mark offers here an interpretative biography of Patrick Tracy Lowell Putnam (), the U.S. anthropologist who spent twenty-five years living among the Bambuti pygmies of the Ituri Forest. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of King of the Pygmies Fifteen year old Penrod Swayne is going through the motions of his life, falling in love, working an after-school job, hanging out with his retarded older brother, when he starts to hear voices. The World Wildlife Fund has been accused of funding a park ranger conflict that push pygmies off their land in national parks. Main article: Batwa-Luba clashes In Northern Katanga Province starting in , the pygmy Batwa people, whom the Luba people often exploit and allegedly enslave, [35] rose up into militias, such as the "Perci" militia, and attacked Luba villages. [36]. In , several Pygmies were brought to live in the anthropology exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair. Two years later, a Congo Pygmy named Ota Benga was housed temporarily at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City—and then exhibited, briefly and controversially, at the Bronx Zoo.