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Scoping the Amazon [electronic resource] : image, icon, ethnography / Stephen Nugent.

By: Nugent, Stephen (Stephen L.).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (260 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781598747751 (electronic bk.); 1598747754 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Public opinion | Europeans -- Attitudes | Indigenous peoples in popular culture -- Amazon River Region | Indigenous peoples in motion pictures | Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- Amazon River Region | Europeans -- Attitudes | Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Public opinion | Indigenous peoples in popular culture -- Amazon River Region | Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- Amazon River Region | Social Science | History | Fremdbild | Amazonas-Gebiet | Am�erindien (peuple) -- Amazonie | Am�erindien (peuple) -- image -- Amazonie | HISTORY / Latin America / South AmericaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Scoping the Amazon.DDC classification: 981/.1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Anthropology with pictures -- The head hunter clich�e -- Visualizing social memory : race, class and ethnicity in Amazonia -- The tropic of Amazon : missing peoples and lingering metaphors -- The professional literature : 'what I saw in the tropics' -- Method and data : framing Indians -- Amazonia on screen : building a lost world -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-247) and index.

Introduction: Anthropology with pictures -- The head hunter clich�e -- Visualizing social memory : race, class and ethnicity in Amazonia -- The tropic of Amazon : missing peoples and lingering metaphors -- The professional literature : 'what I saw in the tropics' -- Method and data : framing Indians -- Amazonia on screen : building a lost world -- Conclusion.

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