Hardcover. Oxford/NY, Berg, 1st, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Poor, Hardcover, glossy boards, 601 pages. This book explores the Yafar society, a forest people living by shifting cultivation, hunting and gathering. Based on fifteen years' research, it offers a detailed examination of all aspects of a society whose material and nutritional relations with their rainforest environment are mediated by a sociocultural system based on a carefully negotiated relationship with natural forces, and harmony between the sexes. Pencil marking to 10 pages otherwise clean.