Now Australia's Biggest Toy Shop

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Huaorani of the Western Snippet


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

PART I: THE WESTERN SNIPPET 1. Ecuador 2. The Western Snippet PART II: THE SNIPPET'S CULTURE 1. History 2. State of the Art 3. Traditional Huaorani Culture and Acculturation 4. ONHAE/NAWE 5. Tageiri 6. Huaorani Image in Ecuador PART III: MINE - A MAN OF THE SNIPPET 1. Nanicabo 2. Huao 3. Mine 4. Tapa

About the Author

Aleksandra Wierucka is Assistant Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of Gda?sk, Poland.


"Wierucka contributes to a better understanding of the Huaorani. Wierucka highlights biographical accounts, showing how individuals and groups have responded in different ways to various impacts. Accounts of continuity and change benefit from the unique interdisciplinary approach to ethnology and cultural studies that has emerged in Poland. The study is well framed by a literature survey, and many readers will welcome the overviews of national and regional history." - Jim Weil, Science Museum of Minnesota

"The author was able to gain a deep rapport with the Huaorani people, especially with the Huaorani shaman. Deeper knowledge about the shaman's personality, his social status, as well as the group's attitude towards him are described in a detailed biography. Prior to this study, only incidental information about the lives of Amazonian shamans was available this book fills the gap in our knowledge." - Franciszek M. Rosi?ski, Professor Emeritus, University of Wroclaw, Poland and Professor Emeritus, Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski , Poland

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Huaorani of the Western Snippet: 2015 on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top