Five Amazonian Studies on Worldview and Cultural Change

Author(s):
Merrifield, William R., editor
Description:

Presents studies focusing on world view and cultural change from five Amazonian communities. Documents some of the results of modernizing influences from the outside as well as some of the underlying ideologies used to interpret these influences.

Table of Contents:

Editor’s Preface

1. Candoshi Behavior Change by Sheila C. Tuggy
2. Water, Rock, and Smoke: A Guanano View of the World by Carolyn Waltz
3. Nature and Culture in Four Karitiana Legends by Rachel M. Landin
4. Problems in Paumari Acculturation by Shirley Chapman
5. Urubu-Kaapor Girls’ Puberty Rites by Kiyoko Kakumasu

$11.50
Date:
1985
Extent:
v, 94 pages
Subject:
Ethnography
ISBN 13:
978-0883121740
ISBN 10:
0883121743
Size:
6 × 9 × 0.2 in
Weight:
0.3 lb
Field:
Country:
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
Content Language: