MAGICAL WRITING IN SALASACA PDF

MAGICAL WRITING IN SALASACA PDF

Magical Writing In Salasaca: Literacy and Power in Highland Ecuador? was far more intriguing then I had expected. I enjoyed the way the book was organized. Magical Writing in Salasaca: Literacy and Power in Highland Ecuador. Peter America, Wogan has focused his ethnography of the Salasaca people in Ecuador . This engaging case study of Salasaca, a village in highland Ecuador, examines indigenous beliefs about writing, such as Day of the Dead name lists.

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This engaging case study of Salasaca, a village in highland Ecuador, examines indigenous beliefs about writing, such as Day of the Dead name lists, comparisons with weaving, and a witch who kills people listed in his book of names.

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Wogan’s inquiry into the place of literacy in the Salasacas’ worldview provides a nuanced look at the power relations between elites and nonelite villagers, at the same time that it imparts an empathetic understanding of alternative ways of viewing ostensibly familiar aspects of the world. Melissa Penny rated it liked it Nov 30, Micah Landau rated it liked it Nov 30, Magical Writing In Salasaca: May 19, Claire rated it it was amazing Shelves: Susanna rated it really liked it Dec 06, Katie Suratt rated it it was ok Sep 28, This book is not un featured on Listopia.

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