Images of public wealth or the anatomy of well-being in indigenous Amazonia /

"This book explores local notions of public wealth in indigenous Amazonia, placing particular importance in how indigenous views of wealth are linked to the creation of strong, productive, and moral individuals and collectivities, providing thought-provoking new approaches to understanding weal...

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Imprint:Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2015.
©2015
Description:vi, 226 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language:English
Subject:Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Economic conditions.
Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Social conditions.
Wealth -- Amazon River Region.
Well-being -- Amazon River Region.
Indians of South America -- Economic conditions.
Indians of South America -- Social conditions.
Wealth.
Well-being.
Amazon River Region.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10390206
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Varying Form of Title:Anatomy of well-being in indigenous Amazonia
Other authors / contributors:Santos-Granero, Fernando, 1955- editor of compilation.
ISBN:9780816531899
0816531897
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"This book explores local notions of public wealth in indigenous Amazonia, placing particular importance in how indigenous views of wealth are linked to the creation of strong, productive, and moral individuals and collectivities, providing thought-provoking new approaches to understanding wealth in non-capitalist, kin-based societies"--Provided by publisher.