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ISBN10: 0292785291 ISBN13: 9780292785298 DDC: 398.2/0899808164 LCC: F2519.1 Edition: (pbk.)


"Leading exponent of discourse-centered approach examines social organization of the Shokleng, G�-speaking peoples of southern Brazil. Author suggests a reading in terms of the problematic of knowledge: the theme of intelligibility and sensibility and their interrelations; logical empiricism and its connection to the world; the attachment of circulating discourse to sensible space; the relation of discourse and power relations; and the relation of discourse to reference"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas/


Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-277) and index. 1. A Tapir's Heart -- 2. We the Living -- 3. The Hole in the Sky -- 4. A Lock of Hair in a Ball of Wax -- 5. The Jaguar's Spots -- 6. This Is Your Making -- 7. Rocks That Talk -- 8. Between Myth and Dream.


  • LCC: F2519.1
  • Dewey Decimal: 398.2/0899808164

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xvi, 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pbk.)


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