Wise full of humour at the absurdities of life and courageous in the face of its defeats she is bawdy practical and incurably romantic she is a woman of the khung people who live by means of humanitys oldest survival strategy gathering and hunting this book is the remarkable story of nisas life told in her own words to marjorie shostak it is a story full of echoes from a female past that we can never know directly but it is also nisas unique story her own voice her own . The story of the life of nisa a member of the kung tribe of hunter gatherers in southern africa it is told in her own words to marjorie shostak a harvard anthropologist who succeeded in breaking through the immense barriers of language and culture first published 1981. Hypatia susan e bernick marjorie shostaks ethnography nisa the life and words of a kung woman is analyzed as a case study of feminist social science three principles of feminist research. Nisa the life and words of a kung woman nisa opens with an introduction by shostak detailing her own preparations and expectations for her first trip to the dobe region of africa in northwest botswana and at the edge of the kalahari desert shostak describes nisas people the zhun twasi real people bushmen who are hunter gatherers and
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