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The last cannibals : a South American oral history

Author: Ellen B Basso
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Review: "Third book in a series on Kalapalo narrative discourse uses nine stories collected between 1967-82 to interpret Kalapalo history. Primarily concerned with what these stories can tell us about a particular native history, how individuals are remembered, and meanings given to decisions and choices made in the past"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58. http://www.loc.gov/hlas/
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Genre/Form: Folklore
History
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen B Basso
ISBN: 029270819X 9780292708198 0292708181 9780292708181
OCLC Number: 470404150
Description: xvi, 319 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Responsibility: Ellen B. Basso

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Review: "Third book in a series on Kalapalo narrative discourse uses nine stories collected between 1967-82 to interpret Kalapalo history. Primarily concerned with what these stories can tell us about a particular native history, how individuals are remembered, and meanings given to decisions and choices made in the past"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58. http://www.loc.gov/hlas/

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"Basso artfully integrates consideration of discourse, psychology, and biography as she takes up the theme of historical memory, specifically how historical events and persons are represented through Read more...

 
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