Anthropological and Psychological Interpretations

Author: Barbara Tedlock

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521340045

Category: Social Science

Page: 297

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The authors, Jungian analysts, write for psychoanalysts and therapists who wish to integrate dream interpretation into their clinical practice. In this book, first published (hardcover) in 1987, ten contributing anthropologists and psychologists explore the ways in which dreams are remembered, recounted, shared (or not shared), interpreted, and used by peoples around the world. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Unveiling Secrets of War in the Peruvian Andes

Author: Olga M. González

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226302717

Category: History

Page: 307

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The Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path launched its violent campaign against the government in Peru’s Ayacucho region in 1980. When the military and counterinsurgency police forces were dispatched to oppose the insurrection, the violence quickly escalated. The peasant community of Sarhua was at the epicenter of the conflict, and this small village is the focus of Unveiling Secrets of War in the Peruvian Andes. There, nearly a decade after the event, Olga M. González follows the tangled thread of a public secret: the disappearance of Narciso Huicho, the man blamed for plunging Sarhua into a conflict that would sunder the community for years. Drawing on extensive fieldwork and a novel use of a cycle of paintings, González examines the relationship between secrecy and memory. Her attention to the gaps and silences within both the Sarhuinos’ oral histories and the paintings reveals the pervasive reality of secrecy for people who have endured episodes of intense violence. González conveys how public secrets turn the process of unmasking into a complex mode of truth telling. Ultimately, public secrecy is an intricate way of “remembering to forget” that establishes a normative truth that makes life livable in the aftermath of a civil war.

Explorations in Psychoanalytic Ethnography

Author: Jadran Mimica

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 9780857456946

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Whereas most anthropological research is grounded in social, cultural and biological analysis of the human condition, this volume opens up a different approach: its concerns are the psychic depths of human cultural life-worlds as explored through psycho-analytic practice and/or the psychoanalytically framed ethnographic project. In fact, some contributors here argue that the anthropological interpretation of human existence is not sustainable without psychoanalysis; others take a less extreme radical stance but still maintain that the unconscious matrix of the human psyche and of the intersubjective (social) reality of any given cultural life-world is a vital domain of anthropological and sociological inquiry and understanding.

The Limits of Dream

A Scientific Exploration of the Mind / Brain Interface

Author: J. F. Pagel

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080559605

Category: Medical

Page: 250

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The Limits of Dream focuses on what we currently know of the human central nervous system (CNS), examining the basic sciences of neurochemisty, neuroanatomy, and CNS electrophysiology as these sciences apply to dream, then reaching beyond basic science to examine the cognitive science of dreaming including the processes of memory, the perceptual interface, and visual imagery. Building on what is known of intrapersonal CNS processing, the book steps outside the physical body to explore artificially created dreams and their use in filmmaking, art and story, as well as the role of dreaming in creative process and creative “madness. The limits of our scientific knowledge of dream frame this window that can be used to explore the border between body and mind. What is known scientifically of the cognitive process of dreaming will lead the neuroscientist, the student of cognitive science, and the general reader down different paths than expected into an exploration of the fuzzy and complex horizon between mind and brain. * The clearest presentation of research and philosophy currently available relating to the mind/brain interface * Discusses the cognitive processes of dreaming utilized in film and artificial intelligence * Describes the functioning of dream in the creative process

Last hunters, first farmers

new perspectives on the prehistoric transition to agriculture

Author: Theron Douglas Price,Anne Birgitte Gebauer,School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.)

Publisher: School for Advanced Research on the

ISBN: 9780933452909

Category: History

Page: 354

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Domestikation - Jäger und Sammler - Kulturpflanzenphylogenie allg.

Making alternative histories

the practice of archaeology and history in non-Western settings

Author: Peter Ridgway Schmidt,Thomas Carl Patterson

Publisher: School for Advanced Research on the


Category: Social Science

Page: 312

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Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Anthropology

Page: N.A

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Archaic States

Author: Gary M. Feinman,Joyce Marcus

Publisher: School for Advanced Research on the

ISBN: 9780933452985

Category: Social Science

Page: 427

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In this volume, the authors highlight the diversity and instability of ancient states and how widely they have varied through time and across space. Archaic States presents new comparative studies of early states in the Old and New Worlds, including the Near East, India and Pakistan, Egypt, Mesoamerica, and the Andes. In the process, it helps to define key avenues for research and discussion in the decades ahead.

A catalyst for ideas

anthropological archaeology and the legacy of Douglas Schwartz

Author: Vernon L. Scarborough

Publisher: School for Advanced Research on the


Category: History

Page: 424

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In his thirty-four years as president of the School of American Research, Douglas W. Schwartz's far-reaching vision placed SAR on the intellectual edge of research about humans across the globe. Nowhere is this more evident than in his influence on the field of anthropological archaeology. The twelve essays in this volume celebrate his contributions by looking back at changes in the field and forward to vital questions, methods, and theories yet nascent. Ranging geographically from the North American Southwest-where Schwartz himself conducted extensive research-to Mesopotamia, central America, and the Indian subcontinent and chronologically from early hominid evolution through archaic hunter-gatherers to the classic and historical Maya, the distinguished contributors make the case for Schwartz's enduring legacy. Addressing major issues in relations of power, writing systems, and directions for future research, this volume is at once mature in its depth and exciting in its boldness.

Themes in Southwest Prehistory

Author: George J. Gumerman

Publisher: School for Advanced Research on the


Category: Social Science

Page: 330

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Two dozen leading archaeologists isolate a number of themes that were central to the process of increasing complexity in prehistoric Southwestern society, including increased food production, a greater degree of sedentism, and a dramatically increasing population.

Current Catalog

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Medicine

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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.

Realität und Traum

Psychotherapie eines Prärie-Indianers

Author: George Devereux

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518577325

Category: Antropologija - psihoterapija - Indijanci

Page: 704

View: 7602

Annual Report

Author: School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.)

Publisher: N.A


Category: America

Page: N.A

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The Evolution of Political Systems

Sociopolitics in Small Scale Sedentary Societies

Author: Steadman Upham

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521382526

Category: History

Page: 310

View: 4628