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The line of dust : Bororo culture between tradition, mutation and self-representation

Author: Massimo Canevacci
Publisher: Hereford : Sean Kingston, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume Massimo Canevacci draws on ethnographic fieldworkcarried out together with Bororo of the Mato Grosso (Brazil), in particular Kleber Meritororeu, to examine the tensions, conflicts and exchanges between transformation and tradition. The practical as well as political keyword in his approach is self-representation. From this follows the incorporation of Bororo subjectivities into the text, and the focus  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Canevacci, Massimo.
Line of dust.
Hereford : Sean Kingston, 2013
(OCoLC)855200518
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Massimo Canevacci
ISBN: 9781907774911 1907774912
OCLC Number: 1000355469
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 200; Pages:201 to 225; Pages:226 to 246.
Other Titles: Linea di polvere.
Responsibility: Massimo Canevacci.

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In this volume Massimo Canevacci draws on ethnographic fieldworkcarried out together with Bororo of the Mato Grosso (Brazil), in particular Kleber Meritororeu, to examine the tensions, conflicts and exchanges between transformation and tradition. The practical as well as political keyword in his approach is self-representation. From this follows the incorporation of Bororo subjectivities into the text, and the focus on the emotional, philosophical and sacred aspects of their famous funeral ritual, in which their status as both performers and the interpreters is emphasized by their use of the d.

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