Place of Stunted Ironwood Trees: A Year in the Life of the Cattle-Herding Himba of Namibia

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This is an intimate account of the lives of a small group of cattle herders, the Himba, who live in and around the settlement of Otutati in northwestern Namibia. The narrative chronicles the events of a single year, though within tat year are found the events of a lifetime: birth, maturation, aging, death, generosity, meanness, accomplishment and failure.Through subtle yet vivid description, the author draws the reader into a human world that appears so utterly different. However, as the leading characters' lives and ...

Place of Stunted Ironwood Trees: A Year in the Life of the Cattle-Herding Himba of Namibia 2000, Continuum, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780826412706

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