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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378471-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7847-1
Published: 01 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393733-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9373-3
Published: 01 April 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393733-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9373-3
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397212-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9721-2
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378471-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7847-1
Published: 01 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393085-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9308-5
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 November 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381341-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8134-1
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 29 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395508-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9550-8
Published: 25 November 1986
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382898-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8289-8
Series: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... This essay focuses on a forty-one-year-old Moroccan man called Ilyas, who, during episodes of mental illness, covers the walls of his apartment with elaborate murals. Produced in a psychopathological state in which the biographical and the mythical meet, these images simultaneously evoke...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
... This chapter explores resilience and its limits in the context of ecological factors. The idea of social memory is examined, through which responses to ecological crises are mitigated by mythical proscriptions and the practical sharing of adaptive strategies. Mitigation practices for volcanic...
Published: 24 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373032-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7303-2
... from conservatism and indexed a mythic turn in their nationalism. Sun Yat-sen Dai Jitao national spirit nativism ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... was discovered only at the beginning of the twentieth century and, since then, it has been recorded in many parts of Tupi Guaraní territory, ranging from the Atlantic coast to the Bolivian cordillera. This version was compiled by Víctor René Villavicencio Matienzo in 1989. The twins are seen as the mythic...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373209-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
... territory [saina] (2010), and from unincorporated territory [guma’] (2014). Written in English, Chamorro, Spanish, and Japanese, and combining documentary materials with mythic, literary, and family stories, the three volumes constitute an ongoing series in the writer’s effort to provide that cultural...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The following story about the cataclysmic transition from an older time of darkness to a new solar age relates in mythic form the historical emergence of the state and its solar religious cult. It tells of the defeat and demise of earlier peoples, which are conflated symbolically as “Chullpas...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The surrounding mountains, imagined as fierce young warriors and powerful chiefs, attempt to conquer Tunupa for themselves, but they fail. Today, the mythic heroine Tunupa has taken the shape of a graceful volcano overlooking the Uyuni salt flat. The cyclical creator myth of the Two Twins is, along...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... chiefs, attempt to conquer Tunupa for themselves, but they fail. Today, the mythic heroine Tunupa has taken the shape of a graceful volcano overlooking the Uyuni salt flat. ...
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 19 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375012-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7501-2
...Social-Ecological Perturbations and Human Responses This chapter explores resilience and its limits in the context of ecological factors. The idea of social memory is examined, through which responses to ecological crises are mitigated by mythical proscriptions and the practical sharing...
Published: 12 May 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7320-9
..., and combining documentary materials with mythic, literary, and family stories, the three volumes constitute an ongoing series in the writer’s effort to provide that cultural representation for the people of Guam (Guåhan) may be considered a precondition for their political sovereignty and decolonization...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to a new solar age relates in mythic form the historical emergence of the state and its solar religious cult. It tells of the defeat and demise of earlier peoples, which are conflated symbolically as “Chullpas,” and can be read as a myth of conquest corresponding to the political expansion of the Inka...