Physical stature of adult Tsimane' Amerindians, Bolivian Amazon in the 20th century.

@article{Godoy2006PhysicalSO,
  title={Physical stature of adult Tsimane' Amerindians, Bolivian Amazon in the 20th century.},
  author={Ricardo A. Godoy and William R Leonard and Victoria Reyes-Garc{\'i}a and Elizabeth Goodman and Thomas Mcdade and Tom{\'a}s Huanca and Susan N. Tanner and Vincent Vadez},
  journal={Economics and human biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={184-205}
}
We examine the association between exposure to the market and Western society on the height of adult Tsimane', a foraging-farming society in the Bolivian Amazon. As with other contemporary native peoples, we find little evidence of a significant secular change in height during 1920-1980. Female height bore a positive association with own schooling and… CONTINUE READING