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)

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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
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Life Histories of the Dobe !Kung re-examines an important anthropological data set for the Dobe !Kung, the well-known ""Bushmen"" of the Kalahari Desert, collected by Nancy Howell and colleagues. 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 all
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MiAaPQ
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Howell, Nancy
Dewey number
  • 305.8961
  • 613.2089/961
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DT1058.K86
LC item number
H7 2010
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)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612556203
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2670000000018791
  • (EBL)517161
  • (OCoLC)609863781
  • (SSID)ssj0000362509
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11278281
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000362509
  • (PQKBWorkID)10382204
  • (PQKB)10494924
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC517161
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse30679
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000018791
Label
Life histories of the Dobe !Kung : food, fatness, and well-being over the life-span, Nancy Howell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612556203
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000018791
  • (EBL)517161
  • (OCoLC)609863781
  • (SSID)ssj0000362509
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11278281
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000362509
  • (PQKBWorkID)10382204
  • (PQKB)10494924
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC517161
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse30679
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000018791

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