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Author Mans, Jimmy

Title Amotopoan trails : a recent archaeology of Trio movements / Jimmy Mans
Published Leiden : Sidestone ; Oxford : Oxbow [distributor], 2012


Description 1 online resource
Series Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden ; no. 41
Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden ; no. 41.
Contents Introducing the Trio and their environment -- The immobilia of Amotopo -- Amotopoan mobilia and the village flux -- A history of Trio movements (1907-2008) -- Discussion and conclusions
Summary In this book the concept of mobility is explored for the archaeology of the Amazonian and Caribbean region. As a result of technological and methodological progress in archaeology, mobility has become increasingly visible on the level of the individual. However, as a concept it does not seem to fit with current approaches in Amazonian archaeology, which favour a move away from viewing small mobile groups as models for the deeper past. Instead of ignoring such ethnographic tyrannies, in this book they are considered to be essential for arriving at a different past. Viewing archaeological mobili
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Trio Indians -- Suriname -- Sipaliwini River Valley -- History
Trio Indians -- Suriname -- Sipaliwini River Valley -- Migrations
Migration, Internal -- Suriname -- Sipaliwini River Valley
HISTORY -- Latin America -- South America.
Migration, Internal.
Trio Indians.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789088901836