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Napoleon A Chagnon

Research Professor
Department of Anthropology
Missouri State University
Colombia

Napoleon A Chagnon

Biography

Michigan College of Mining and Technology, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. 1957-58 (Physics Major). [Now called Lake Superior State University; formerly a 2-year branch campus of Michigan College of Mining and Technology, Houghton, MI] University of Michigan. LSA, 1958-61. B.A., Anthropology. 1961. University of Michigan. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 1961-63. M.A., Anthropology. 1963. University of Michigan. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, 1963-66. Ph.D., Anthropology. 1966.

Research Interest

Marriage Alliances, Intratribal Genetic Differentiation, Human Serum Albumin, Measles Vaccine, Demography

Publications

  • Chagnon, Napoleon A. (1968) "The Culture-Ecology of Shifting (Pioneering) Cultivation Among the Yanomamö Indians," Proceedings of the VIII International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. Volume 3: 249-255. Tokyo and Kyoto.

  • Chagnon, Napoleon A. (1968) Yanomamö: The Fierce People. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York. Expanded and revised in: 1977 2nd edition 1983 3rd edition 1992 4th edition 1997 5th edition 2012 6th “Legacy” edition

  • Chagnon, Napoleon A. (1968) "Yanomamö Social Organization and Warfare," in: War: The Anthropology of Armed Conflict and Aggression, Morton Fried, Marvin Harris and Robert Murphy, eds. Natural History Press. Garden City, New York. Pp. 109-159.

  • Weitkamp, L.R., and Napoleon A. Chagnon (1968) "Albumin Maku: A New Variant of Human Serum Albumin," Nature 217: 759-760.

  • Neel, James V., and Napoleon A. Chagnon (1968) "The Demography of Two Tribes of Primitive, Relatively Unacculturated American Indian Tribes," Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 59: 680-689.

  • Chagnon, Napoleon A. (1968) "The Feast," Natural History LXXVI: 34-4l. CV: Chagnon, N. A. 4 2013

  • Chagnon, Napoleon A. (1967) "Yanomamö Social Organization and Warfare," in: Symposium on Anthropology and War, American Anthropological Association Plenary Session, Natural History LXXVI: 44-48.

  • Arends, T., G. Brewer, N.A. Chagnon, M.L. Gallango, H. Gershowitz, M. Layrisse, J.V. Neel, D. Shreffler, R. Tashian, and L. Weitkamp (1967) "Intratribal Genetic Differentiation Among the Yanomama Indians of Southern Venezuela," Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 57: 1252-1259.

  • Chagnon, Napoleon A. (1967) "Yanomamö: The Fierce People," Natural History LXXVI: 22-31.

  • Chagnon, Napoleon A. (1966) Yanomamö Warfare, Social Organization and Marriage Alliances. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Michigan. University Microfilms, Ann Arbor.

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