Tsewa's Gift: Magic and Meaning in an Amazonian Society

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University of Alabama Press, Jan 31, 2006 - Social Science - 220 pages
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 "An outstanding and innovative study on hunting, gardening, and love magic among the Aguaruna. . . . [It is] both highly useful ethnographically and an important contribution to the understanding of how a primitive culture conceptualizes its transactions with nature. The book touches on cosmology and religion as well as the ethnoecology of hunting and agriculture--with an interlude on sex."



--American Ethnologist

 

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Michael F. Brown is Lambert Professor of Anthropology and Chair, Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Williams College. He is the author of numerous works including Who Owns Native Culture?

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