Being and Becoming: Embodiment and Experience among the by Ramsey Elkholy

By Ramsey Elkholy

For the Orang Rimba of Sumatra – and tropical foragers usually – lifestyles within the woodland engenders one of those "connectedness" that's contingent not just on harmonious kinfolk among humans, but in addition among humans and the non-human setting, together with these supernatural enterprises of the wooded area that individuals depend upon for his or her religious and emotional health. Exploring this international, anthropologist Ramsey Elkholy treats embodied motion and conception because the foundation of shared adventure and exhibits how a variety of sorts of embodied adventure represent the very foundations of human tradition. In a distinct methodological contribution, Elkholy adopts a collection of body-centered methods that mirror and catch the daily, moment-to-moment ways that humans have interaction with the realm. Being and turning into is a crucial contribution to phenomenological anthropology, hunter-gatherer reviews, and to Southeast Asian ethnography extra generally.

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