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The Resource Made-from-bone : trickster myths, music, and history from the Amazon, Jonathan D. Hill

Made-from-bone : trickster myths, music, and history from the Amazon, Jonathan D. Hill

Label
Made-from-bone : trickster myths, music, and history from the Amazon
Title
Made-from-bone
Title remainder
trickster myths, music, and history from the Amazon
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan D. Hill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recorded and transcribed by Jonathan Hill, this is a collection of mythic narratives from the indigenous Wakuénai of southernmost Venezuela. The central character throughout the tales is a trickster-creator, Made-from-Bone, who survives a prolonged series of life-threatening attacks
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hill, Jonathan David
Dewey number
398.208998/39
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2270.2.C87
LC item number
H56 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Interpretations of culture in the new millennium
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curripaco Indians
  • Curripaco mythology
  • Curripaco Indians
  • Tricksters
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Curripaco Indians
  • Curripaco mythology
  • Tricksters
  • Venezuela
Label
Made-from-bone : trickster myths, music, and history from the Amazon, Jonathan D. Hill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-184) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Front cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Preface: Introducing Made-from-Bone, the Trickster-Creator""; ""1. The Arawakan Wakuenai of Venezuela""; ""Part 1: Words from the Primordial Times""; ""Overview""; ""2. Narratives from the Primordial Times""; ""The Cricket-Brothers; or, The Origin of Made-from-Bone""; ""The Origin of Death""; ""Owl-Monkey; or, Made-from-Bone Tires to End Poisoning""; ""Made-from-Bone and Anaconda-Person""; ""The Origin of the Bat-People""; ""The Origin of Cooking with Hot Peppers""
  • ""The Origin of the Vulture-People""""Great Sickness; or, The Origin of Malaria""; ""Made-from-Bone Creates Evil Omens""; ""3. Ethnohistorical Interlude: Historical Themes in the Myth of Made-from-Bone and Anaconda-Person""; ""Part 2: The World Begins""; ""Overview""; ""4. Narratives from ""The World Begins""""; ""Grandfather Sleep; or, The Origin of Night""; ""The Origin of Fire""; ""The Origin of Working In Manioc Gardens""; ""The Origin of Ceremonial Music""; ""The Origin of Bocachico-Fish Dances""; ""Pipirri; or, The Origin of Peach-Palm Fruits""
  • ""5. Ethnomusicological Interlude: The Catfish Trumpet Festival of 1981, or How to Ask for a Drink in Curripaco""""Part 3: The World Opens Up""; ""Overview""; ""6. Naratives from ""The World Opens Up""""; ""Kuwai, the Powerful Sound the Opened Up the World""; ""The Struggle between Made-from-Bone and First-Woman""; ""The Origin of Hallucinogenic Snuff and Shamanic Healing""; ""The Origin of Honey for Curing""; ""The Origin of Witchcraft and Its Treatment""; ""The Origin of Enchanted Spirits and the City of Gold""; ""7. Ethnological Coda: Shamanizing the State in Venezuela""
  • ""Appendix A: A Note on Translation Methods""""Appendix B: AILLA Numbers for Narratives, Music, Dances, and Illustrations""; ""Notes""; ""Glossary""; ""References Cited""; ""Index""; ""back cover""
Control code
811409127
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 195 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252091513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1c9jkj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811409127
Label
Made-from-bone : trickster myths, music, and history from the Amazon, Jonathan D. Hill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-184) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Front cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Preface: Introducing Made-from-Bone, the Trickster-Creator""; ""1. The Arawakan Wakuenai of Venezuela""; ""Part 1: Words from the Primordial Times""; ""Overview""; ""2. Narratives from the Primordial Times""; ""The Cricket-Brothers; or, The Origin of Made-from-Bone""; ""The Origin of Death""; ""Owl-Monkey; or, Made-from-Bone Tires to End Poisoning""; ""Made-from-Bone and Anaconda-Person""; ""The Origin of the Bat-People""; ""The Origin of Cooking with Hot Peppers""
  • ""The Origin of the Vulture-People""""Great Sickness; or, The Origin of Malaria""; ""Made-from-Bone Creates Evil Omens""; ""3. Ethnohistorical Interlude: Historical Themes in the Myth of Made-from-Bone and Anaconda-Person""; ""Part 2: The World Begins""; ""Overview""; ""4. Narratives from ""The World Begins""""; ""Grandfather Sleep; or, The Origin of Night""; ""The Origin of Fire""; ""The Origin of Working In Manioc Gardens""; ""The Origin of Ceremonial Music""; ""The Origin of Bocachico-Fish Dances""; ""Pipirri; or, The Origin of Peach-Palm Fruits""
  • ""5. Ethnomusicological Interlude: The Catfish Trumpet Festival of 1981, or How to Ask for a Drink in Curripaco""""Part 3: The World Opens Up""; ""Overview""; ""6. Naratives from ""The World Opens Up""""; ""Kuwai, the Powerful Sound the Opened Up the World""; ""The Struggle between Made-from-Bone and First-Woman""; ""The Origin of Hallucinogenic Snuff and Shamanic Healing""; ""The Origin of Honey for Curing""; ""The Origin of Witchcraft and Its Treatment""; ""The Origin of Enchanted Spirits and the City of Gold""; ""7. Ethnological Coda: Shamanizing the State in Venezuela""
  • ""Appendix A: A Note on Translation Methods""""Appendix B: AILLA Numbers for Narratives, Music, Dances, and Illustrations""; ""Notes""; ""Glossary""; ""References Cited""; ""Index""; ""back cover""
Control code
811409127
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 195 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252091513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1c9jkj
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811409127

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