Click to Go Back to search resultsBack to search results
Life on the Amazon: The Anthropology of ...
Photo contributed by #M#.This product photo was contributed by the community member attributed here.
Enlarge
 
Product description:Full product description
This is an invative contribution to anthropology's interest in how identity is created and defined. Dr Harris uses two forms of ethgraphic writing to explore the historical an...Read more

Life on the Amazon: The Anthropology of a Brazilian Peasant Village by Mark Harris (Hardback, 2000)

Product description

Description
This is an invative contribution to anthropology's interest in how identity is created and defined. Dr Harris uses two forms of ethgraphic writing to explore the historical and social identity of a village of caboclo fisherpeople who live on the banks on the River Amazon. He intersperses his analytical chapters with narrative sections that describe more freely what the people do and how they do it. He thus moves beyond tions of identity that define themselves in collective, ethnic or class terms, by focusing on people's practical engagement with their environment. As the first full-length study of a modern Amazonian floodplain peasantry, this volume also contributes to debates in ecological and ecomic anthropology and to studies of the peasantry in Latin America.

Key Features
Author(s)Mark Harris
PublisherOxford University Press
Date of Publication21/12/2000
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardback
ISBN-100197262392
ISBN-139780197262399
SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
Series TitleBritish Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs

Publication Data
Place of PublicationOxford
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintOxford University Press
Content Noteb/w pls, maps, illus

Dimensions
Weight824 g
Width185 mm
Height244 mm
Spine22 mm

eBay Product ID: EPID107210264
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited or by the publishers or by their respective licensors: all rights reserved.

Additional site navigation

Bubble Opens Help Start of layer
Bubble Help End of layer