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Author Luthfi, Mohamed.

Title Rethinking history and myth : indigenous South American perspectives on the past / edited by Jonathan D. Hill
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1988]


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Description 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : myth and history / Jonathan D. Hill -- Cauchu Uras : Lowland and Quichua histories of the Amazon rubber boom / Mary-Elizabeth Reeve -- Righting history in the northwest Amazon : myth, structure, and history in an Arapaco narrative / Janet M. Chernela -- The destroying Christ : an Aymara myth of conquest / Mary Dillon and Thomas Abercrombie -- Time, narrative, and ritual : historical interpretations from an Amazonian society / Jonathan D. Hill and Robin M. Wright -- The Josho Nahuanbo are all wet and undercooked : Shipibo views of the whiteman and the Incas in myth, legend, and history / Peter G. Roe -- Images of resistance in colonial domination / Roger Rasnake -- Cerebral savage : the whiteman as symbol of cleverness and savagery in Waura myth / Emilienne Ireland -- Political memories and colonizing symbols : Santiago and the Peruvian mountain gods of colonial Peru / Irene Silverblatt -- History, myth, and social consciousness among the Kayapó of central Brazil / Terence Turner -- Indian voices : contact experienced and expressed / Alcida Ramos -- Commentary : ethno-ethnohistory : myth and history in native South American representations of contact with Western society / Terence Turner -- Commentary : historical and mythic evocations of Chthonian power in South America / Norman E. Whitten, Jr
Notes Includes index
Rev. versions of papers read in 1984 at a session of the 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Denver
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [307]-329
Subject Community schools -- Maldives.
Indian mythology -- South America -- Congresses.
Indians of South America -- History -- Congresses.
Indians of South America -- Religion -- Congresses.
Indian mythology -- South America -- Congresses.
Indians of South America -- Religion -- Congresses.
Primary school buildings -- Maldives -- Design and construction
Schools -- Maldives -- Furniture, equipment, etc
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Hill, Jonathan David, 1954-
American Anthropological Association. Meeting (83rd : 1984 : Denver, Colo.)
LC no. 88004408
ISBN 0252015436 (alk. paper)
0252060288 (paperback: alk. paper)