By Carla Stang
Our lives are as a rule composed of standard truth - the move of moment-to-moment lifestyles - and but it's been mostly ignored as an issue in itself for anthropological examine. during this paintings, the writer achieves an realizing of this a part of truth for the Mehinaku Indians, an Amazonian humans, in phases: first through looking at a number of elements in their adventure and moment via referring to how those assorted features come to play in a move of standard realization, a stroll to the river. during this means, summary schemata reminiscent of 'cosmology,' 'sociality,' 'gender,' and the 'everyday' are understood as they're truly lived. This e-book contributes to the ethnography of the Amazon, in particular the higher Xingu, with an process that crosses disciplinary barriers 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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