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The Resource Dark shamans : kanaimà and the poetics of violent death, Neil L. Whitehead

Dark shamans : kanaimà and the poetics of violent death, Neil L. Whitehead

Label
Dark shamans : kanaimà and the poetics of violent death
Title
Dark shamans
Title remainder
kanaimà and the poetics of violent death
Statement of responsibility
Neil L. Whitehead
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehead, Neil L
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Patamona Indians
  • Patamona Indians
  • Macusi Indians
  • Macusi Indians
  • Violent deaths
  • Shamanism
  • Witchcraft
  • Ritual abuse
  • Paramakatoi Region (Guyana)
  • Paramakatoi Region (Guyana)
Label
Dark shamans : kanaimà and the poetics of violent death, Neil L. Whitehead
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction I -- 1. The Ethnographer's Tale -- i 2. Tales of the Kanaima: Observers 41 -- 3. Tales of the Kanaima: Participants 88 -- 4. Shamanic Warfare 128 -- 5. Modernity, Development, and Kanaima Violence 174 -- 6. Ritual Violence and Magical Death in Amazonia 202 -- Conclusion: Anthropologies of Violence 245 -- Notes 253
Control code
14641099
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
309 p., 4 p. of plates
Isbn
9780822329886
Lccn
2002003192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Label
Dark shamans : kanaimà and the poetics of violent death, Neil L. Whitehead
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction I -- 1. The Ethnographer's Tale -- i 2. Tales of the Kanaima: Observers 41 -- 3. Tales of the Kanaima: Participants 88 -- 4. Shamanic Warfare 128 -- 5. Modernity, Development, and Kanaima Violence 174 -- 6. Ritual Violence and Magical Death in Amazonia 202 -- Conclusion: Anthropologies of Violence 245 -- Notes 253
Control code
14641099
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
309 p., 4 p. of plates
Isbn
9780822329886
Lccn
2002003192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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