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Time and memory in indigenous Amazonia [electronic resource] : anthropological perspectives / edited by Carlos Fausto and Michael Heckenberger.

Contributor(s): Fausto, Carlos | Heckenberger, Michael.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 322 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780813037073 (electronic bk.); 0813037077 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Indian philosophy -- Amazon River Region -- History | Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Psychology | Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Social life and customs | Time -- Social aspects -- Amazon River Region | Memory -- Social aspects -- Amazon River Region | Social change -- Amazon River Region | HISTORY | Am�erindien (peuple) -- temps (dur�ee) -- conception -- Amazonie -- �etudes diverses | Am�erindien (peuple) -- changement (sociologie) -- conception du monde -- Amazonie -- �etudes diverses | Geschichtsbewusstsein | Amazonastiefland | IndianerGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Time and memory in indigenous Amazonia.DDC classification: 981/.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Indigenous history and the history of the "Indians" / Carlos Fausto and Michael Heckenberger -- Appropriating transformations -- Time is disease, suffering, and oblivion : Yanesha historicity and the struggle against temporality / Fernando Santos-Granero -- If God were a jaguar : cannibalism and Christianity among the Guarani (16th-20th centuries) / Carlos Fausto -- Animal masters and the ecological embedding of history among the �Avila Runa of Ecuador / Eduardo O. Kohn -- Sick of history : contrasting regimes of historicity in the Upper Amazon / Anne-Christine Taylor -- Cultural change as body metamorphosis / Aparecida Vila�ca -- "Ex-Cocama": transforming identities in Peruvian Amazonia / Peter Gow -- Faces of the past : just how "ancestral" are Matis "ancestor spirit" masks? / Philippe Erikson -- Bones, flutes, and the dead : memory and funerary treatments in Amazonia / Jean-Pierre Chaumeil -- Xinguano heroes, ancestors, and others : materializing the past in chiefly bodies, ritual space, and landscape / Michael Heckenberger.
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Indigenous history and the history of the "Indians" / Carlos Fausto and Michael Heckenberger -- Appropriating transformations -- Time is disease, suffering, and oblivion : Yanesha historicity and the struggle against temporality / Fernando Santos-Granero -- If God were a jaguar : cannibalism and Christianity among the Guarani (16th-20th centuries) / Carlos Fausto -- Animal masters and the ecological embedding of history among the �Avila Runa of Ecuador / Eduardo O. Kohn -- Sick of history : contrasting regimes of historicity in the Upper Amazon / Anne-Christine Taylor -- Cultural change as body metamorphosis / Aparecida Vila�ca -- "Ex-Cocama": transforming identities in Peruvian Amazonia / Peter Gow -- Faces of the past : just how "ancestral" are Matis "ancestor spirit" masks? / Philippe Erikson -- Bones, flutes, and the dead : memory and funerary treatments in Amazonia / Jean-Pierre Chaumeil -- Xinguano heroes, ancestors, and others : materializing the past in chiefly bodies, ritual space, and landscape / Michael Heckenberger.

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