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Indigenous routes : interfluves and interpreters in the upper Tapajós river (c. 1750 to c. 1950)
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - Thesis
This thesis is an ethnographic account of the indigenous history and colonization of the upper Tapajós river in Brazil. Research was conducted using archival materials in which I searched for the different conceptualizations ...
Leave us alone, we do not want your help. Let us live our lives : indigenous resistance and ethnogenesis in Nueva Vizcaya (colonial Mexico)
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
This thesis looks at the people of Nueva Vizcaya’s history of resistance to incorporation into the state during the colonial age, and how this history is connected to the contemporary context in the Sierra Tarahumara. ...
Aasenîkon! Makushi travelogues from the borderlands of Southern Guyana
(University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
This ethnographic account focuses on the conceptions and practices of movement, as narrated by the Makushi people who live along the triple frontier of southern Guyana. The journeys - individual experiences, in particular ...
The making of regional systems : the Tapajós/Madeira and Trombetas/Nhamundá regions in the lower Brazilian Amazon, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
(2018-10-01) - Journal article
Building on Neil Whitehead’s work in northern South America, this article considers the formations of two different deep-forest regional networks. Though these Amerindian spaces have origins in the precolonial past, this ...
Sistemas regionais, relações interétnicas e movimentos territoriais : os Tapajó e além na história ameríndia
(2015-08-04) - Journal article
Esse artigo considera o nascimento de um território ameríndio complexo no Baixo Amazonas no final do século XVII. Esse território, identificado pela região dos rios Madeira/Tapajós, pode ser vista como uma zona tribal, ...
The subversion of everyday life : an anthropological study of radical political practices : the Greek revolt of December 2008
(University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
Working towards “a production of well-being” : an ethnography on craftsmanship among the Lulesámi in Norway
(University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
This thesis is an ethnographic study of craftsmanship among the Lulesámi in Northern Norway. The study, which is based on an apprentice-style methodology, focuses in particular on the role and significance of making and ...