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Ethnography of the storytelling practices through which the indigenous Yshiro of Paraguay struggle to produce an alternative reality/world to the so-far dominant type of globalization that is 'modernity writ large.'
"In this instructive and original work, modernity and the drama of globalization offer a historical horizon in relation to which both the activity of the anthropologist and the problems faced by the Yshiro communities in Paraguay are explored. Border dialogue (perhaps even border anthropology) is born precisely in the encounter between modern globalizing tendencies and the…mehr

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Ethnography of the storytelling practices through which the indigenous Yshiro of Paraguay struggle to produce an alternative reality/world to the so-far dominant type of globalization that is 'modernity writ large.'
"In this instructive and original work, modernity and the drama of globalization offer a historical horizon in relation to which both the activity of the anthropologist and the problems faced by the Yshiro communities in Paraguay are explored. Border dialogue (perhaps even border anthropology) is born precisely in the encounter between modern globalizing tendencies and the opening up of a different global imaginary, one rooted in the reality of there being many epistemic and social worlds.""--"Nelson Maldonado-Torres, author of "Against War: Views from the Underside of Modernity"
Autorenporträt
Mario Blaser