Score: 4.5
From 322 Ratings

Tribe


  • Author: Sebastian Junger
  • Release Date : 2016-05-24
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 1452273 Bytes


We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival. Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians-but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational pull on Westerners for hundreds of years, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary past as a communal species. The most recent example of that attraction is combat veterans who come home to find themselves missing the incredibly intimate bonds of platoon life. The loss of closeness that come...

Score: 4
From 550 Ratings

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Digital Edition)


  • Author: Ayana Mathis
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 7087122 Bytes


The newest Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection: this special eBook edition of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis features exclusive content, including Oprah’s personal notes highlighted within the text, and a reading group guide.    The arrival of a major new voice in contemporary fiction.    A debut of extraordinary distinction: Ayana Mathis tells the story of the children of the Great Migration through the trials of one unforgettable family. In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness...

Tribe
Score: 4
From 414 Ratings

Tribe


  • Author : Sebastian Junger
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-05-24
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443449601


Tribe Book Description :

Sebastian Junger, the bestselling author of War and The Perfect Storm, takes a critical look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today’s returning veterans face in modern society. There are ancient tribal human behaviors-loyalty, inter-reliance, cooperation-that flare up in communities during times of turmoil and suffering. These are the very same behaviors that typify good soldiering and foster a sense of belonging among troops, whether they’re fighting on the front lines or engaged in non-combat activities away from the action. Drawing from history, psychology, and anthropology, bestselling author Sebastian Junger shows us just how at odds the structure of modern society is with our tribal instincts, arguing that the diffi...

Tribes
Score: 3.5
From 56 Ratings

Tribes


  • Author : Seth Godin
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1591842336


Tribes Book Description :

Describes how individuals can become successful leaders through passion and connection with an interested group, and provides real-life case studies that illustrate this method....

Forest  Government  and Tribe
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Forest Government and Tribe


  • Author : Chittaranjan Kumar Paty
  • Publisher : Concept Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Community forestry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8180694062


Forest Government and Tribe Book Description :

Contributed articles presented earlier at a national conference organized by Dept. of History, Tata College during 2-3 March 2005, and sponsored by UGC, Eastern Regional Office....

The Omaha Tribe
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Omaha Tribe


  • Author : Alice Cunningham Fletcher
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803268769


The Omaha Tribe Book Description :

The Omaha Tribe is considered by some anthropologists to be the most important and comprehensive study ever written about a Native American tribe. First published in 1911 as a report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, this classic treatise is based on twenty-nine years of study and observation in the field. "Nothing has been borrowed from other observers," Alice C. Fletcher asserts. "Only original material gathered directly from the native people has been used, and the writer has striven to make so far as possible the Omaha his own interpreter." Volume I is devoted to tribal origins and early history, beliefs about the environment, rites pertaining to the individual, tribal organization and government, the sacred pole, and the quest for food. Volum...

Musical Culture of the Munda Tribe

Musical Culture of the Munda Tribe


  • Author : Sema Topano
  • Publisher : Concept Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Chota Nāgpur (India)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8180690245


Musical Culture of the Munda Tribe Book Description :

The Focus Is On Musical Culture Of The Munda Tribe Of Chottaagpur Plateau Of Middle Eastern India. It Contextualizes The Music And Dance With In The Physical Landscape, Its Flora And Fauna, The Life Cycle, Life Style, Daily Functions And The Cosmology And Mythology. Has 6 Parts-Munda Tradition Of Music And Dance-Journey Through The Stages Of Life The Environment And Tribal Life-The Social World And The Philosophy Of Life Economic Pursuit And Political History. Welcome Addition To The Critical Literatures On The Mundas....

Zulu Tribe in Transition

Zulu Tribe in Transition


  • Author : D. H. Reader
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release Date : 1966
  • Genre: Zulu (African people)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Zulu Tribe in Transition Book Description :

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The Winnebago Tribe

The Winnebago Tribe


  • Author : Paul Radin
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803236069


The Winnebago Tribe Book Description :

This classic work on the Winnebago Indian tribe remains the single best authority on the subject. Based on Paul Radin's field work in 1908?13, The Winnebago Tribe was originally published as an annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1923. It is distinguished by a number of first-person accounts by Winnebago informants and by the thoroughness with which Radin discusses Winnebago history, archaeology, material culture, social customs, education, funeral and burial rites, warfare, and shamanistic and medical practices. Included are Winnebago tales and legends and the first complete account of the peyote religion, now known as the Native American Church....