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Title The anthropology of love and anger : the aesthetics of conviviality in Native Amazonia / edited by Joanna Overing and Alan Passes
Published London : Routledge, 2000

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Description xiv, 305 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: PART I -- Conviviality as a creative process: -- the aesthetics of the passions and embodiments -- of community 31 -- 1 The first love of a young man: salt and sexual -- education among the Uitoto Indians of Lowland -- Colombia 33 -- JUAN ALVARO ECHEVERRI -- 2 Helpless - the affective preconditions of Piro -- social life 46 -- PETER GOW -- 3 The efficacy of laughter: the ludic side of magic -- within Amazonian sociality 64 -- JOANNA OVERING -- 4 Compassion, anger and broken hearts: ontology and -- the role of language in the Miskitu lament 82 -- MARK JAMIESON -- 5 The value of working and speaking together: -- a facet of Pa'ikwenL (Palikur) conviviality 97 -- ALAN PASSES -- 6 Knowledge and the practice of love and hate -- among the Enxet of Paraguay 114 -- STEPHEN W. KIDD -- 7 Anger as a marker of love: the ethic of conviviality -- among the Yanomami 133 -- CATHERINE ALES -- 8 Homesickness and the Cashinahua self: a reflection -- on the embodied condition of relatedness 152 -- ELSJE MARIA LAGROU -- 9 'Though it comes as evil, I embrace it as good': -- social sensibilities and the transformation of -- malignant agency among the Muinane 170 -- CARLOS DAVID LONDORO-SULKIN -- PART II -- Conquest and contact: the historical failure -- of convivial relations 187 -- 10 Pretty vacant: Columbus, conviviality and -- New World faces 189 -- PETER MASON -- PART III -- The delicacy of Amazonian sociality 207 -- 11 The convivial self and the fear of anger amongst -- the Airo-Pai of Amazonian Peru 209 -- LUISA ELVIRA BELAUNDE -- 12 The delicacy of community: on kisagantsi in -- Matsigenka narrative discourse 221 -- DAN ROSENGREN -- 13 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) 235 -- MARCO ANTONIO GONQALVES -- 14 'The more we are together...' 252 -- PETER RIVIERE -- 15 The Sisyphus Syndrome, or the struggle for -- conviviality in Native Amazonia 268 -- FERNANDO SANTOS-GRANERO
Summary 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
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes This title purchased with ANCLAS 2011 grant funds
Subject Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Social life and customs.
Social interaction -- Amazon River Region.
Community life -- Amazon River Region.
Genre/Form Kongress
Author Passes, Alan, 1943-
Overing, Joanna.
Australian National University. Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies
LC no. 00032835
ISBN 0415224179 csed
0415224187 paperback