The Inconstancy of the Indian Soul: The Encounter of Catholics and Cannibals in 16-century Brazil

The Inconstancy of the Indian Soul: The Encounter of Catholics and Cannibals in 16-century Brazil

by Eduardo Viveiros de Castro

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984201013
Publisher: Prickly Paradigm Press
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Pages: 104
Sales rank: 1,047,265
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Eduardo Viveiros de Castro is a professor at the National Museum of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Table of Contents

Translation Note

I. The Problem of Unbelief in the Brazilian 16th Century
Culture as a Religious System
Of Hell and Glory
Division in Paradise
On the Hardness of Belief
II. How the Tupinambá Lost (the) War
Speaking of Time
The Old Law
The Juice of Memory
Recalcitrant Cannibals
In Praise of Inconstancy

Acknowledgements

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