Joanna Overing (born August 12th, in Takoma Park, Maryland) is an American anthropologist based in Scotland. She has conducted research on. The Anthropology of Love and Anger: The Aesthetics of Conviviality in Native Amazonia. Oct 12, by Joanna Overing and Alan Passes. KaplanJoanna Overing: The Piaroa, a People of the Orinoco Basin: a Study in Kinship and Marriage (Oxford, Clarendon Press, £8). Pp. xi + – Volume .

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Joanna Overring has spent a lifetime studying Amazonia. Specifically her interest has been the explicit philosophy of power, modes of equality and materiality expressed by Piaroa in their cosmology, shamanic exegesis, daily living, myth s, and rhetoric. A Study in Kinship and Marriage.

Selected Articles and Chapters: Overing Kaplan, organizer, pp.


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II Review article: Translated into Portuguese, University of Illinois Press. ASA Monograph 24, pp.

An earlier version in D. Madrid ‘Translation as a creative process: Societies at Peace pp In Los Aborigenes de Venezuela Vol.

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Cross Cultural Studies in Child Development, pp. Croom Helm “The aesthetics of production: Nelson Goodman in the Amazon”Man N.

Analyses of Ideology, Discourse and Practice, pp. Ideals, Ideologies, and Local Practice, pp. ASA Monographs 31, Routledge. Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro.

Available on Internet “Aesthetics is a cross-cultural category: Jaguar and Conquistador in Piaroa images of alterity and identity. A latter version published in An Anthropological Perspective, ovsring ‘the reality of the really made up'”.

Originally published in Portuguese in Estudos de Antropologia Social, Vol 5, Numero 1: Chiappino, eds Caminos Cruzados: A millennium rethink of anthropological fieldwork”. Posey and Michael J.

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Balick, edsHuman Impacts on the Environments of the Amazon, pp. Original version in Portuguese: Revista de Anthropologica, Florianopolis, Brazil.


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