Dark Shamans Kanaim� and the Poetics of Violent Death

ISBN-10: 0822329883

ISBN-13: 9780822329886

Edition: 2002

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At once a memoir of cultural encounter and an ethnographic and historical investigation, this book offers a sustained, intimate look at 'Kanaima', its practitioners, their victims, and the reasons they give for their actions.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 10/7/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Ethnographer's Tale
Tales of the Kanaima: Observers
Tales of the Kanaima: Participants
Shamanic Warfare
Modernity, Development, and Kanaima Violence
Ritual Violence and Magical Death in Amazonia
Conclusion: Anthropologies of Violence
Notes
Works Cited
Index
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