Comparative Indigenous Studies


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1. Edition, 2016
423 Pages

ISBN: 978-3-8253-6575-2
Product: Book
Edition: Hardcover
Subject: Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Series: American Studies – A Monograph Series, Volume No.: 268
Available: 29.02.2016

Keywords: Indigene Kultur, Indigene Literatur, Vizenor, Gerald, Momaday, N. Scott, Amerikanische Literatur, Indianer, Powwow Highway, amerikanischer Film, Native Americans, Maori, Aborigines, Kulturgeographie, indigene Medizin


This volume explores the complexity, vibrancy, and contemporaneity of indigenous cultures today. It understands the concept of “Comparative Indigenous Studies” in such a transnational and interdisciplinary sense. It links indigenous communities in the Americas, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. Bringing together scholars from the humanities and social sciences, from law, economics, cultural geography, and medicine, this book highlights the ways in which indigenous cultures have resisted, time and again, the myth of their own disappearance.

 
 
 

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Ewelina Bańka in: Polish Journal for American Studies, 11 (Spring 2017), 256ff

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Paul Giles in: Australasian Journal of American Studies, Dec 2016, 110f

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