Shipibo Indians of Peru and Amazonian Research
Hern, W.M. Community health, fertility trends, and ecocultural change in a Peruvian Amazon Indian village: 1964-1969. Master of Public Health thesis, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology. 1971.
Hern, W.M. Knowledge and use of herbal contraceptives in a Peruvian Amazon village. Human Organization 35:9-19, 1976.
Hern, W.M. High fertility in a Peruvian Amazon Indian village. Human Ecology 5:355-368, 1977.
Hern, W.M. Polygyny and fertility among the Shipibo: An epidemiologic test of an ethnographic hypothesis. Ph.D. dissertation. Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, 1988.
Hern, W.M. Informe sobre la epidemia de colera en los rios Pisqui y Bajo Ucayali, Peru: 8 a 20 de junio de 1991. Boletin de Lima (78):29-31, 1991.
Report on the Epidemic of Cholera on the Pisqui River and Lower Ucayali, Peru, 8 June to 20 June, 1991. Report prepared for the Special Program of the Campaign Against Cholera, Regional Health Center, Pucallpa, Peru 21 June 1991. Translated from original Spanish version
Hern, W.M. Polygyny and fertility among the Shipibo of the Peruvian Amazon. Population Studies 46:53-64, 1992.
Hern, W.M. Shipibo polygyny and patrilocality. American Ethnologist 19(3):501-522, 1992.
Hern, W.M. Family planning, Amazon style. Natural History, December, 1993.
Hern, W.M. The impact of cultural change and population growth on the Shipibo of the Peruvian Amazon. Latin American Anthropology Review 4(1):3-8, 1992. (published in 1994)
Hern, W.M. Cultural change, polygyny, and fertility among the Shipibo of the Peruvian Amazon. In The Demography of Small-Scale Societies: Case Studies from Lowland South America, Kathleen Adams and David Price, eds. South American Indian Studies No.4, March, 1994. Bennington College