Being and Becoming: Embodiment and Experience among the Orang Rimba of Sumatra

Being and Becoming: Embodiment and Experience among the Orang Rimba of Sumatra

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For the Orang Rimba of Sumatra – and tropical foragers in general – life in the forest engenders a kind of "connectedness" that is contingent not only on harmonious relations between people, but also between people and the non-human environment, including those supernatural agencies of the forest that people depend on for their spiritual and emotional wellbeing. Exploring this world, anthropologist Ramsey Elkholy treats embodied action and perception as the… (more)


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Publisher: Berghahn Books (May 01, 2016)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 294 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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