The Other Side of Eden
Hunters, Farmers, and the Shaping of the World
By (author) Hugh Brody
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Other Side of Eden by Hugh Brody
Book DescriptionHugh Brody crystallizes three decades of studying, learning from, crusading for, and thinking about hunter-gatherers in this profound and provocative book. Contrary to stereotype, he says, it is the farmers and their colonizing descendants ourselves who are the true nomads, doomed to the geographical and spiritual restlessness embodied in the story of Genesis. By contrast, the hunters have a deep attachment to the place and ways of their ancestors that stems from an enviable sense, distinctively expressed in thought, word, and act, of being part of the fabric of the natural and spiritual worlds."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780865476387
(229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Imprint: North Point Press
Publisher: North Point Press
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Hugh Brody
Hugh Brody is an anthropologist and documentary filmmaker who has worked and traveled extensively among indigenous peoples. He is the author of several previous books.
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