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Learning Love from a TigerReligious Experiences with Nature

Learning Love from a Tiger: Religious Experiences with Nature

Daniel Capper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290419
eISBN:
9780520964600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290419.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This book explores the vibrancy and variety of humans' sacred encounters with the natural world, gathering a range of stories culled from Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Mayan, Himalayan, Buddhist, and ... More

Plastic ReasonAn Anthropology of Brain Science in Embryogenetic Terms

Plastic Reason: An Anthropology of Brain Science in Embryogenetic Terms

Tobias Rees

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288126
eISBN:
9780520963177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288126.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Throughout the twentieth century, neuronal researchers knew the adult human brain to be a thoroughly fixed and immutable cellular structure, devoid of any developmental potential. This book is a ... More

Praying and PreyingChristianity in Indigenous Amazonia

Praying and Preying: Christianity in Indigenous Amazonia

Aparecida Vilaça

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520289130
eISBN:
9780520963849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289130.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Praying and Preying offers one of the rare anthropological monographs on the Christian experience of contemporary Amazonian indigenous peoples, based on an ethnographic study of the relationship ... More

To Be Cared ForThe Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum

To Be Cared For: The Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum

Nathaniel Roberts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288812
eISBN:
9780520963634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288812.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

To Be Cared For offers a unique window into the conceptual and moral world of slum-bound Dalits (“untouchables”), in the south Indian city of Chennai. It focuses on decisions by many women there to ... More

UnsettledDenial and Belonging Among White Kenyans

Unsettled: Denial and Belonging Among White Kenyans

Janet McIntosh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290495
eISBN:
9780520964631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290495.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In 1963, Kenya gained independence from Britain, ending decades of white colonial rule. While tens of thousands of whites relocated in fear of losing their fortunes, many stayed. But over the past ... More

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