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Hardcover Kuna Ways of Speaking: An Ethnographic Perspective Book

ISBN: 029274305X

ISBN13: 9780292743052

Kuna Ways of Speaking: An Ethnographic Perspective

For the Kuna, a nonindustrial people of the South American tropical forest, the world is perceived, conceived, organized, & controlled by oral speech & language. Thus, by exploring their ways of speaking, Joel Sherzer provides valuable insights into the nature of Kuna social & political organization, world view, religion, economics, medicine, & aesthetics. This unique work encompasses the full range of speech, from the dominant areas of ritual life-magic...


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