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Ethnic transformation and historical discontinuity in native Amazonia and Guayana, 1500-1900
L'A. analyse les complexites, habituellement negligees, de l'histoire indigene amazonienne. Il montre que, dans les theories anthropologiques courantes, l'excessive focalisation sur les materiauxExpand
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War in the tribal zone : expanding states and indigenous warfare
War in the Tribal Zone, the 1991 anthropology of war classic, is back in print with a new Preface by the editors. Their timely and insightful essay examines the occurrence of ethnic conflict andExpand
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In Darkness and Secrecy: The Anthropology of Assault Sorcery and Witchcraft in Amazonia
Introduction: Dark Shamanism / Neil L. Whitehead and Robin Wright 1 The Order of Dark Shamans among the Warao / Johannes Wilbert 21 Dark Shamans and the Shamanic State: Sorcery and Witchcraft asExpand
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Carib cannibalism. The historical evidence
Canibalismo caribe. Evidencia historica. Desde la epoca del descubrimiento, los Espanoles establecieron una distincion entre los Indigenas canibales (Caribes) y los que no compartian esta practica.Expand
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Dark Shamans: Kanaima and the Poetics of Violent Death
Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 1. The Ethnographer's Tale 11 2. Tales of the Kanaima: Observers 41 3. Tales of the Kanaima: Participants 88 4. Shamanic Warfare 128 5. Modernity, Development, andExpand
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