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- DescriptionWhy does one society survive while others perish? When two cultures come into contact, how do exploitation, violence, and terror arise? Interested in the survival of various cultures in the face of encroaching white civilization, Peter Elsass has studied five separate groups in Venezuela and Colombia and documented their successes and failures as they struggle to remain independent. This book has broad implications for anyone working with mirity populations.
- Author BiographyPeter Elsass is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Copenhagen and the author of Strategies for Survival: The Psychology of Cultural Resilience in Ethnic Minorities, also available from NYU Press.
- Author(s)Peter Elsass
- PublisherNew York University Press
- Date of Publication01/07/1995
- SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintNew York University Press
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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