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The Shrinking Jungle Anthropologist Kevin Jones Takes The Reader On A Journey Into The World Of The Ach , Hunter Gatherers Of The Deep Jungles Of Paraguay The Ach Were Among The Last Tribal Peoples To Come Into Peaceful Contact With The Outside World, With Some Bands Leaving The Forest Only In The Late 1970s Jones Was Fortunate To Live Among Them While Conducting Ethnoarchaeological Fieldwork As Part Of His Graduate Studies Their Stories Were So Compelling And The Insights Into Their Lives So Profound That He Wove Them Into This Fictional Account, Seeking To Share The Uniqueness Of The Culture While Illustrating The Universal Nature Of The Ach S Concerns The Shrinking Jungle Tells The Story Of A Fictional Ach Band Forced To Deal With The Tribulations Of Living In A Forest Gradually Diminished By The Encroachments Of Loggers And Farmers It Follows The Lives Of One Family And Their Band As They Grapple For Existence In A World Of Waning Resources The Unfolding Narrative Captures The Human Struggle To Live, Love, Care For Family, Fend Off Danger, And Dream And Hope For A Bright Future.A Compassionate Look At The Lives Of People Affected By The Expansion Of Modern Industrial Society, The Shrinking Jungle Gives A Face To The Human Cost Of Tropical Forest Habitat Loss It Also Provides A Realistic Glimpse Into The Lifeways That Were Common To All Human Beings For Much Of Our History.

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  • Paperback
  • 220 pages
  • The Shrinking Jungle
  • Kevin T. Jones
  • English
  • 14 October 2018
  • 1607811960

    10 thoughts on “[Download] ➵ The Shrinking Jungle Author Kevin T. Jones – Realestatelawcenter.us


  1. says:

    The Shrinking Jungle was written by a good friend, so one might fear I would not be objective in my review I fear one would be correct I liked Kevin s book, found it engaging, sufficiently anthropological, sufficiently tense, yet true to what I believe are the natures of the Ache forest hunting and gathering people, and the vast but shrinking South American rainforest Armadillo and Snake and Catfish and Monkey, the central characters and family, are truly believable, very likeable, yet pr The Shrinking Jungle was written by a good friend, so one might fear I would not be objective in my review I fear one would be correct I liked Kevin s book, found it engaging, sufficiently anthropological, sufficiently tense, yet true to what I believe are the natures of the Ache forest hunting and gathering people, and the vast but shrinking South American rainforest Armadillo and Snake and Catfish and Monkey, the central characters and family, are truly believable, very likeable, yet prone to all too human emotions, pressures, fears, schemes, and compromises So their story, and that of Turtle s band, and how they live on the land and jungle, is complete and satisfying Kevin w...


  2. says:

    Kevin Jones s novel made me go looking for this quote from Albert Goldbarth s essay, The Future The grasses the hunt the dark and then the grasses the hunt the dark and then If future means foreseeing change, there must have been a time the species major time when there wouldn t have been a future wh...


  3. says:

    Kevin Jones writes eloquently about the Ache This is one of the best novels out there written by a professional anthropologist archaeologist.

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