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A Far Corner : Life and Art with the Open Circle Tribe

Author: Scott Ezell
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2015]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Ezell
ISBN: 0803265220 9780803265226
OCLC Number: 877370573
Description: xx, 324 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: A Far Corner1. E-ki on the Beach2. The Sugar Factory3. Dinner with the Chief4. A House at the End of the Road5. Beneath the Skin6. Carving a Carving Knife7. Between the City and the Sea8. Purification9. Hinoki Studio10. Songs of the Amis11. Big and Small Things12. A Woodcarver13. Hunting with the BununA Gift of the SpiritsNew and Old GrowthTakivahlas: Place Where Two Rivers MeetDown the Mountain14. Live Music15. Shelter from the Sun16. Coupled Orbits17. The Chief Is Dead18. An Apartment in Town19. Homecomings20. A Long Swim21. Betel Nut Brothers22. E-ki on the Boulevard23. E-ki across the Ocean24. DepartureEpilogue: Further FieldsAcknowledgmentsAppendix 1: Romanization, Names, Transcription, and CurrencyAppendix 2: A Note on Ethnic ClassificationsSelected Bibliography
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"There's magic in this brilliant, lyrical, and deeply informed ethnography. Ezell, happily, never gets in the way of the Austronesian artists, musicians, and craftsmen whose self-conscious recreation Read more...

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