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The Ethnography and Ethnohistory of the Titicaca Basin

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ethnohistory and ethnography of the Titicaca Basin. It discusses the features of Aymara and Quechua culture that are relevant to helping us understand and interpret the ... More


Native Authors

Thomas Buckley

in Standing Ground: Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233584
eISBN:
9780520936447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233584.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the works on native northwestern California written by local native authors in the twentieth century, and these works' relationships to non-Indian academic publications. In this ... More


Spaces of Refuge

Harry Walker

in Under a Watchful Eye: Self, Power, and Intimacy in Amazonia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273597
eISBN:
9780520954212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273597.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Western and Amazonian models of the person are compared and contrasted. The theory of perspectivism is outlined and its assumptions critically examined, with particular attention paid to its ... More


Excerpt from “St Besse: A Study of an Alpine Cult”

Robert Hertz

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The works of French sociologist Robert Hertz (1881–1915) are now staple readings in general anthropology. This study of the cult of a saint in the Italian Alps is lesser known than Hertz’s celebrated ... More


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