By Carla Stang
Our lives are more often than not composed of normal truth - the stream of moment-to-moment life - and but it's been principally missed as a subject matter in itself for anthropological research. during this paintings, the writer achieves an knowing of this a part of truth for the Mehinaku Indians, an Amazonian humans, in phases: first via watching a number of points in their adventure and moment by way of concerning how those assorted features come to play in a circulation of normal recognition, a stroll to the river. during this means, summary schemata corresponding to 'cosmology,' 'sociality,' 'gender,' and the 'everyday' are understood as they're truly lived. This booklet contributes to the ethnography of the Amazon, particularly the higher Xingu, with an process that crosses disciplinary limitations among anthropology, philosophy, and psychology. In doing so it makes an attempt to realize what Malinowski referred to as the 'imponderabilia of tangible life.'
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A Walk to the River in Amazonia: Ordinary Reality for the Mehinaku Indians by Carla Stang