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  • ISBN: 9780226858012
  • ISBN10: 0226858014

From the Enemy's Point of View Humanity and Divinity in an Amazonian Society

by Eduardo Viveiros De Castro

  • List Price: $130.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 06/01/1992
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Description: List of Illustrations Translator's Note Preface Note on Orthography 1. Cosmology and Society 1. The Cannibal Gods 2. Living with the Araweteacute; 3. The Tupi-Guarani Landscape 2. Approaching the Araweteacute; 1. The Country 2. The Regional Context 3. The People 4. History 3. The Forsaken Ones 1. The Separation 2. Who's Who in the Cosmos 3. Gods and Spirits 4. Tupi-Guarani Cosmologies 4. The Frame of Life 1. The Year 2. The Village 3. A Day in the Dry Season 4. Difficulty at the Beginning 5. Nurture and Supernature 1. Mild Beer 2. Strong Beer 3. Meat and Honey 4. The Alimentary Forms of the Religious Life 6. Familiar Terms 1. The Mixture 2. Names 3. Relatives 4. Eluding Affinity 7. Birth, Copulation, and Death 1. The Facts of Life 2. Passions 3. Death 4. Only the Bones Forget 8. Alien Words 1. The Marriage of Heaven and Earth 2. Shamanism and the Music of the Gods 3. Killers and the Music of Enemies 4. The Enemy's Point of View 9. Beings of Becoming 1. The Cannibal Cogito 2. Spiritual Dualism and the Cosmological Triads 3. My Brother-in-law the Jaguar 10. The Anti-Narcissus 1. Vengeance and Sacrifice 2. A Rare Bird 3. On Dialogical Anthropology 4. The Anti-Social Contract 5. Eaters of Raw Flesh Appendix 1-A: Araweteacute; Villages in 1981-83 Appendix 1-B: List of Historical Araweteacute; Villages Appendix 2-A: Araweteacute; Population Appendix 2-B: Genealogies Appendix 3: Botanical and Zoological Terms (English, Portuguese, Araweteacute;, Latin) Appendix 4: Glossary of Araweteacute; Terms Notes Works Cited Index
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