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Winds of Ixtepeji: World View and Society in a Zapotec Town

by Michael Kearney

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0881332100, Paperback)

This work offers an exploration into the worldview and social organization in a Zapotec town called Ixtepeji where people believe the world is threatening and filled with dangerous beings! Within the realm of cognitive anthropology, the author continually asks, "How do the people perceive their situation?" Through interview data and case histories the main topic unfolds of how Ixtepejanos perceive reality and how such perceptions affect, and in turn are affected by, the conduct of village life.

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