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People of substance : an ethnography of morality in the Colombian Amazon

People of substance : an ethnography of morality in the Colombian Amazon

Author: Carlos David Londoño Sulkin
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2012.
Series: Anthropological horizons, 40.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"People of Substance is a lively, accessible ethnography of a complex indigenous group of people of the Colombian Amazon who call themselves 'People of the Center. ' Carlos David Londoño Sulkin examines this group's understandings and practices relating to selfhood, social organization, livelihood, and symbolism. Through this, he makes a strong case for increased anthropological attention to morality and ethics.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Londoño Sulkin, Carlos David.
People of substance.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos David Londoño Sulkin
ISBN: 1442661062 9781442661066
OCLC Number: 798902999
Awards: Short-listed for Regina Book Awarded awarded by Saskatchewan Book Awards 2013 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 214 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction --
Chapter 2: The constitution of the moral self --
Chapter 3: Reflecting on evil and responsibility --
Chapter 4: Agency and transformation --
Chapter 5: The substances of humanity --
Chapter 6: Virtuous relationships and social organization --
Chapter 7: Shaped and historical moralities.
Series Title: Anthropological horizons, 40.
Responsibility: Carlos David Londoño Sulkin.
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Londono Sulkin explains a number of key issues and debates in Amazonian anthropology with great clarity, making People of Substance a useful text for students.  Read more...


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