The Resource Histories and historicities in Amazonia, edited by Neil L. Whitehead

Histories and historicities in Amazonia, edited by Neil L. Whitehead

Label
Histories and historicities in Amazonia
Title
Histories and historicities in Amazonia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Neil L. Whitehead
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Anthropologist Neil L. Whitehead presents a collection of recent fieldwork and the latest theoretical perspectives that illuminate how a range of Native communities in the Amazon River basin, and those they encounter, use the past to make sense of their world and themselves. In recent decades, scholars have become increasingly aware of the role the past plays in the construction of culture and identity. Not only can the past be represented and codified overtly in various ways and media as a history, it also operates more fundamentally and pervasively in cultures as a mode of consciousness or way of thinking about the world, a historicity
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
REDDC
Dewey number
981/.100498
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2519.1.A6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Histories and historicities in Amazonia, edited by Neil L. Whitehead
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-225) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From keeping it oral to writing to mapping : the Kuyujani legacy and the De'kuana Self-Demarcation Project / Domingo A. Medina -- The Arawak-speaking groups of northwestern Amazonia : Amerindian cartography as a way of preserving and interpreting the past / Silvia M. Vidal -- Three patamuna trees : landscape and history in the Guyana Highlands / Neil L. Whitehead -- Power encounters / Berta E. Pérez -- Rebellious memories : the Wapishana in the Rupununi Uprising, Guyana, 1969 / Nádia Farage -- Decolonizing history : ritual transformation of the past among the Guajá of eastern Amazonia / Loretta Cormier -- Guyanese history, Makuski historicities, and Amerindian rights / Mary Riley -- Caña : the role of aguardiente in the colonization of the Orinoco / Franz Scaramelli and Kay Tarble -- Ceremonial feasting in the Colombian and Venezuelan llanos : some remarks on its sociopolitical and historical significance / Rafael Gassón
Control code
ocm70782241
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 236 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803298170
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b36909774
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70782241
  • acls0803248059
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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