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Mysteries of the jaguar shamans of the northwest Amazon

Author: Robin M Wright
Publisher: Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans of the Northwest Amazon tells the life story of Mandu da Silva, the last living jaguar shaman among the Baniwa people in the northwest Amazon. In this original and engaging work, Robin M. Wright, who has known and worked with da Silva for more than thirty years, weaves the story of da Silva's life together with the Baniwas' society, history, mythology, cosmology, and jaguar shaman  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, Robin M.
Mysteries of the Jaguar Shamans of the Northwest Amazon.
Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin M Wright
ISBN: 9780803246812 0803246811
OCLC Number: 880824281
Notes: Versement en lot.
Réalisé dans le cadre du "Project Muse", monographies électroniques.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (406 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Part 2; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Part 3; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Part 4; Chapter 9; Conclusion; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Robin M. Wright ; Foreword By Michael J. Harner.

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Tells the life story of Mandu da Silva, the last living jaguar shaman among the Baniwa people in the northwest Amazon. In this original and engaging work, Robin M. Wright, who has known and worked  Read more...

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