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Standing Ground : Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990 - 02 edition

Standing Ground : Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990 (ISBN10: 0520233891; ISBN13: 9780520233898)
ISBN13: 978-0520233898
ISBN10: 0520233891

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0520233584
ISBN10: 0520233581

Summary: This colorful, richly textured account of spiritual training and practice within an American Indian social network emphasizes narrative over analysis. Thomas Buckley's foregrounding of Yurok narratives creates one major level of dialogue in an innovative ethnography that features dialogue as its central theoretical trope. Buckley places himself in conversation with contemporary Yurok friends and elders, with written texts, and with twentieth-century anthropology as w
ell. He describes Yurok Indian spirituality as "a significant field in which individual and society meet in dialogue--cooperating, resisting, negotiating, changing each other in manifold ways. 'Culture,' here, is not a thing but a process, an emergence through time."
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Summary: This colorful, richly textured account of spiritual training and practice within an American Indian social network emphasizes narrative over analysis. Thomas Buckley's foregrounding of Yurok narratives creates one major level of dialogue in an innovative ethnography that features dialogue as its central theoretical trope. Buckley places himself in conversation with contemporary Yurok friends and elders, with written texts, and with twentieth-century anthropology as well. He describes Yurok Indian spirituality as "a significant field in which individual and society meet in dialogue--cooperating, resisting, negotiating, changing each other in manifold ways. 'Culture,' here, is not a thing but a process, an emergence through time." ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
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Publisher: University of California Press
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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