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A world of relationships : itineraries, dreams, and events in the Australian Western Desert

Author: Sylvie Poirier
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2005.
Series: Anthropological horizons, 28.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A World of Relationships is an ethnographical account of the cultural use and social potential of dreams among Aboriginal groups of the Australian Western Desert. The outcome of fieldwork conducted in the area in the 1980s and 1990s, it was originally published in French as Les jardins du nomade: Cosmologie, territoire et personne dans le desert occidental australien." "In her study, Sylvie Poirier explores the  Read more...
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Poirier, Sylvie, 1953-
World of relationships.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005278774
(OCoLC)56371151
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvie Poirier
ISBN: 9781442670556 144267055X
OCLC Number: 666907521
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 303 pages, [12] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""1 A Place like Balgo: A Story of Accommodation, Resistance, and Misunderstandings""; ""2 Ancestrality, Sentient Places, and Social Spaces""; ""3 Sociality, Mobility, and Composite Identity""; ""4 Ways of Being, Relating, and Knowing""; ""5 The Social Setting of Dreams and Dreaming""; ""6 Ritual Vitality and Mobility""; ""Conclusion: Ancestrality, Imaginary, and Historicity""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S"" ""T""""v""; ""w""; ""y""
Series Title: Anthropological horizons, 28.
Responsibility: Sylvie Poirier.
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