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Mechanical properties of fish myotomal muscle
(University of St Andrews, 1995-01) - Thesis,
The Ring Net : ring net herring fishing on the west coast of Scotland ; a documentary exhibition by Will Maclean
(University of St Andrews, 1991) - Thesis,
This dissertation focuses on The Ring Net, a documentary exhibition by the artist Will Maclean. The Ring Net is a collection of drawings, photographs and printed plans numbering more than three hundred and ...
A taste of movement : an exploration of the social ethics of the Tsimanes of lowland Bolivia
(1997) - Thesis,
This thesis explores Tsimane understandings and creations of varying forms of sociality. Each chapter addresses different but related issues concerning sociality. Fieldwork was carried out in three riverine settlements ...
Pictures and interpretations : towards an applied semiotics
(1994) - Thesis,
This is a study about the ways in which pictures can be interpreted and the ways in which they are interpreted; the latter, specifically, in a relatively remote part of Peru. Chapter II reviews an assortment of picture ...
Space, time and harmony : symbolic aspects of language in Andean textiles with special reference to those from Bolivar Province (Cochabamba, Bolivia).
(1992) - Thesis,
The thesis investigates how the designs woven in Andean textiles make up a symbolic language which both communicates information about those who wear them and demonstrates their desire to balance the opposing forces which ...
The hearer, the hunter and the agouti head : aspects of intercommunication and conviviality among the Pa'ikwené (Palikur) of French Guiana
(1998) - Thesis,
The thesis is in the broadest terms an anthropological exploration of intercommunication; it concerns concepts and practices of speech and hearing among a Lowland Amazonian people, the Pa'ikwene, concentrating particularly ...
The language of Quechua rural teachers in Bolivia: a study of bilingualism - interlingualism among rural Quechua native speakers
(1995) - Thesis,
This is a study of the linguistic situation of contemporary Bolivia carried out between 1990 and 1993. It attempts to delimit a particular speech community (that of bilingual rural school teachers in the Quechua speaking ...
Cashinahua cosmovision : a perspectival approach to identity and alterity
(1998) - Thesis,
This thesis explores the interface of social and cosmogonic thought in an indigenous society of the southwestern Brazilian Amazon. The first part sets out the Cashinahua ontological framework, describes key concepts and ...
The biblical concept of conversion and its social implications from a Latin American perspective
(1991) - Thesis,
This work presents a concept of conversion using the researches of Liberation theologians and the relation of Jesus to four groups in the Synoptics. In chapter one, the main concern is the hermeneutical problem as ...
Retrospective power analysis
(1997) - Journal article,
Many papers have appeared in the recent biological literature encouraging us to incorporate statistical power analysis into our hypothesis testing protocol (Peterman 1990; Fairweather 1991; Muller & Benignus 1992; Taylor ...