With the Saraguros : the blended life in a transnational world / David Syring.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource (ix, 161 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780292760943; 0292760949Subject(s): Saraguro Indians -- Social life and customs | Saraguro Indians -- Ethnic identity | Globalization -- Social aspects -- Ecuador -- Saraguro RegionAdditional physical formats: Print version:: With the Saraguros.DDC classification: 986.6 LOC classification: F3722.1.S37 | S97 2014Other classification: SOC002010 | HIS033000 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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"The first humanistic portrait of life among southern Ecuador's Saraguros, this work includes a meditative self-reflection on the author's role as anthropologist, the role of cross-cultural understanding in the Andean Highlands and beyond, and the meaning of the good life in different cultural contexts; it further considers how contemporary globalization shapes people's lives and thought"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments -- Prologue: Advice to a Technopelli -- 1. Attuning and the Development of an Approach to Fieldwork -- Interlude 1. Three Images of Technopelli -- 2. A Necklace, a Metaphor, and the Saraguro Context -- 3. La Vida Matizada and Work Life in a Globalizing Society -- Interlude 2. A House in Three Different Times -- 4. Weaving la Vida Matizada: Beadwork and Cooperatives in Saraguro Women's Lives -- Interlude 3. Los Caracoles: Travels and Transformations of Aesthetic Ideas -- 5. Sweet Water and Exotic Fish: Ecological Imaginations in a World of Traveling Creatures -- Interlude 4. Empty Doorways and Shadowy Figures: Anthropologist as Accidental Business Consultant -- 6. On the Development and Value of an Anthropological Consciousness -- Epilogue: A Story for a Technopelli & 's Last Hour in Town -- References -- Index.
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