EditorsBasso, Ellen B.
AuthorBasso, Ellen B.
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PublisherUniversity of Arizona Press (Tucson, AZ)
Description"This book is one outgrowth of a meeting of Carib specialists that was held at the Fortieth International Congress of Americanists in Rome, Italy, during September of 1972." (excerpted from Preface)
Table of ContentsPreface / Guide to Pronunciation / 1. Introduction: The Status of Carib Ethnography - Ellen B. Basso / 2. A Survey of the Carib Language Family - Marshall Durbin / 3. Some Problems in the Comparative Study of Carib Societies - Peter G. Riviere / 4. The Akawaio Shaman - Audrey Butt Colson / 5. Carijona and Manakini: An Opposition in the Mythology of a Carib Tribe - Helmut Schindler / 6. On Being Carib - Lee Drummond / 7. From Dogs to Stars: The Phatic Function of Naming Among the Panare - Jean-Paul Dumont / 8. The Kalapalo Dietary System - Ellen B. Basso / 9. A Study of the Process of Village Formation in Ye'cuana Society - Nelly Arvelo-Jimenez / 10. The Akuriyo Way of Death - Peter Kloos / Tables / Maps / Photographs