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Owners of Kinship Asymmetrical Relations in Indigenous Amazonia
ISBN: PB: 9780997367591, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2018
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones, 5 maps, 2 line drawings
"The Owners of Kinship" investigates how kinship in Indigenous Amazonia is derived from the asymmetrical relation between an "owner" and his or her dependents. Through a comprehensive ethnography of the Kanamari, Luiz Costa shows how this relationshi...
Mistrust An Ethnographic Theory
ISBN: PB: 9780997367522, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2018
134 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Trust occupies a unique place in contemporary discourse. Seen as both necessary and virtuous, it is variously depicted as enhancing the social fabric, lowering crime rates, increasing happiness, and generating prosperity. It allows for complex politi...