Napoleon Chagnon
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
Port Austin, Michigan
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Cultural Anthropology
Educational background  :
Graduate in anthropology.
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Napoleon Chagnon is best known for his long-term ethnographic field work among the Yanomamö, his contributions to evolutionary theory in cultural anthropology, and to the study of warfare.

  • Chagnon is well known for his ethnography , Yanomamö: The Fierce People (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1968) which was published in more than five editions and is commonly used as a text in university level introductory anthropology classes making it the best selling anthropological text of all time.

source:Napoleon Chagnon

Bibliography  :
Yanomamo (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology) , Yanomamo: The Fierce People (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology) , Yanomamo, the Fierce People (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology) .