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Under a watchful eye : self, power, and intimacy in Amazonia /

What does it mean to be accompanied? How can autonomy and a sense of self emerge through one's involvement with others? This book examines the formation of self among the Urarina, an Amazonian people of lowland Peru. Based on detailed ethnography, the analysis highlights the role of intimate bu...

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Main Author: Walker, Harry, 1977-
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Series:Ethnographic studies in subjectivity ; vol. 9.
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Online Access:Online version
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