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

Dark shamans : kanaimà and the poetics of violent death, Neil L. Whitehead, (electronic book)

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
Title variation
Kanaimà and the poetics of violent death
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Uses an ethnographic example of ritual violence to illuminate cultural expression more widely and thereby reformulate anthropological and historical approaches to warfare and violence
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD
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Whitehead, Neil L
Dewey number
299.813
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2380.1.P3
LC item number
W45 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Patamona Indians
  • Patamona Indians
  • Macusi Indians
  • Macusi Indians
  • Violent deaths
  • Shamanism
  • Witchcraft
  • Ritual abuse
  • Paramakatoi Region (Guyana)
Label
Dark shamans : kanaimà and the poetics of violent death, Neil L. Whitehead, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-298) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Ethnographer's Tale -- 2. Tales of the Kanaima: Observers -- 3. Tales of the Kanaima: Participants -- 4. Shamanic Warfare -- 5. Modernity, Development, and Kanaima Violence -- 6. Ritual Violence and Magical Death in Amazonia -- Conclusion: Anthropologies of Violence
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822384304
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Dark shamans : kanaimà and the poetics of violent death, Neil L. Whitehead, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-298) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Ethnographer's Tale -- 2. Tales of the Kanaima: Observers -- 3. Tales of the Kanaima: Participants -- 4. Shamanic Warfare -- 5. Modernity, Development, and Kanaima Violence -- 6. Ritual Violence and Magical Death in Amazonia -- Conclusion: Anthropologies of Violence
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822384304
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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