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To Square with Genesis: Causal Statements and Shamanic Ideas in Wayapi
     

To Square with Genesis: Causal Statements and Shamanic Ideas in Wayapi

by Alan Tormaid Campbell
 

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The Wayapi Indians of northern Brazil's Amazonian rainforest, thought to be extinct until their the overwhelming forces of an expanding frontier. Campbell (social anthropology, Edinburgh U.) presents a vivid and compelling ethnography of these beleaguered people, challenges traditional ethnographic concepts, categories, and field methods, and appeals for a less remote, more humanistic anthropology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780877452485
Publisher:
University of Iowa Press
Publication date:
09/01/1989
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
214

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