Anthropology of Love and Anger The Aesthetics of Conviviality in Native Amazonia

ISBN-10: 0415224179

ISBN-13: 9780415224178

Edition: 2000

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This text questions the very foundations of western sociological thought. It includes case studies from across the South American region, ranging from the fierce Yanomami of Venezuela and Brazil to the Enxet of Paraguay.
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Book details

List price: $140.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/30/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Introduction: Conviviality and the opening up of Amazonian anthropology
The first love of a young man: salt and sexual education among the Uitoto Indians of Lowland Columbia
Helpless: the affective preconditions of Piro social life
The efficacy of laughter: the Iudic side of magic within Amazonian sociality
Compassion, anger and broken hearts: ontology and the role of language in the Miskitu lament
The value of working and speaking together: a facet of Pa'ikwene (Palikur) conviviality
Knowledge and the practice of love and hate among the Enxet of Paraguay
Anger as a marker of love: the ethic of conviviality among the Yanomami
Homesickness and the Cashinahua self: a reflection of the embodied condition of relatedness
'Though it comes as evil, I embrace it as good': social sensibilities and the transformation of malignant agency among the Muinane
Pretty vacant: Columbus, conviviality, and New World faces
The convivial self and the fear of anger amongst the Airo-Pai of Amazonian Peru
The delicacy of community: on kisagantsi in Matsigenka narrative discourse
A woman between two men and a man between two women: the production of jealousy and the predation of sociality amongst the Paresi Indians of Mato Grosso (Brazil)
'The more we are together '
The Sisyphus syndrome, or the struggle for conviviality in native Amazonia
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