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The Resource Charred Lullabies : Chapters in an Anthropography of Violence

Charred Lullabies : Chapters in an Anthropography of Violence

Label
Charred Lullabies : Chapters in an Anthropography of Violence
Title
Charred Lullabies
Title remainder
Chapters in an Anthropography of Violence
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How does an ethnographer write about violence? How can he make sense of violent acts, for himself and for his readers, without compromising its sheer excess and its meaning-defying core? How can he remain a scholarly observer when the country of his birth is engulfed by terror? These are some of the questions that engage Valentine Daniel in this exploration of life and death in contemporary Sri Lanka. In 1983 Daniel "walked into the ashes and mortal residue" of the violence that had occurred in his homeland. His planned project--the study of women's folk songs as ethnohistory--was immediately
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daniel, E. Valentine
Dewey number
303.6/095493
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN635.S72D36 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnology
  • Violence
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
  • Ethnology
  • Sri Lanka
  • Ethnic relations
  • Ethnology
  • Ethnology
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
  • Violence
  • Sri Lanka
Label
Charred Lullabies : Chapters in an Anthropography of Violence
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS
Control code
700688504
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400822034
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700688504
Label
Charred Lullabies : Chapters in an Anthropography of Violence
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS
Control code
700688504
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400822034
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700688504

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