The Fourth World Of The Hopis

Author: Harold Courlander
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 9780826310118
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The Fourth World Of The Hopis from the Author: Harold Courlander. A collection of twenty legends of the Hopi people, originating in the different tribes and relating tales of journeys, wars, heroic deeds, and tribal heroes.

The Fourth World

Author: George Manuel
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The Fourth World from the Author: George Manuel. Traces struggle of Canadian Indian to survive as nation, culture and reality. Suggests 'new order' so that original natives and Europeans can co-exist without destroying each other.

A Fourth World

Author: Bernard J. James
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761807636
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A Fourth World from the Author: Bernard J. James. This book examines dominant beliefs in the West during the last three centuries and how they shape modernism and postmodernism. The implication of these beliefs from a cultural and ecological standpoint are examined with respect to the limits on rationalism, especially in the sciences, for the next century. This book is the first to tackle the idea of ecological limits and its implications for world cultures during the twenty-first century. This is neither a strict anthropological nor ecological examination of its subject but a combination of the two, as it concerns the post-modern world.Contents: Preface; Concerning Sin and Shadows; Elegant Amnesia; The First True Post-Modern; Denial's Undeniable Pleasures; Time, Place and Ego; I Feel, Therefore I am Afraid; 'Damnable and Detestable Curiosity'; A Daunting Paradox; The Twenty-First Century as a Fourth World.

Book Of The Fourth World

Author: Gordon Brotherston
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521307604
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Book Of The Fourth World from the Author: Gordon Brotherston. The Book of the Fourth World offers detailed analyses of texts that range far back into the centuries of civilised life from what is now Latin- and Anglo-America. At the time of its 'discovery', the American continent was identified as the Fourth World of our planet. In the course of just a few centuries its original inhabitants, though settled there for millennia and countable in many millions, have come to be perceived as a marginal if not entirely dispensable factor in the continent's destiny. Today the term has been taken up again by its native peoples, to describe their own world: both its threatened present condition, and its political history, which stretches back thousands of years before Columbus. In order to explore the literature of this world, Brotherston uses primary sources that have traditionally been ignored because they have not conformed to Western definitions of oral and written literature, such as the scrolls of the Algonkin, the knotted strings (Quipus) of the Inca, Navajo dry-paintings and the encyclopedic pages of Meso-America's screenfold books.

The American Empire And The Fourth World

Author: Anthony J. Hall
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773530065
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The American Empire And The Fourth World from the Author: Anthony J. Hall. Anthony Hall presents a sweeping analysis of encounters between indigenous people and the European empires, national governments, and global corporations on the moving frontiers of globalization since Columbus discovered America. How should we respond to the emergence of the United States as the military, commercial, and cultural centre of a global empire? How can we elaborate a global rule of law based on equality and democracy when the world's most powerful polity acknowledges no higher authority in the international arena than its own domestic priorities? For Hall the answer lies in the concept of the Fourth World, an inclusive intellectual tent covering a wide range of movements whose leaders seek to implement alternative views of globalization. Larger than any earlier political movement, the Fourth World embraces basic principles that include the inherent rights of self-determination and a more just approach to the crafting and enforcement of international law.

The Fourth World

Author: Diamela Eltit
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803267237
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The Fourth World from the Author: Diamela Eltit. "Gerdes' brief but informative introduction makes clear that he has been a sensitive reader of El cuarto mundo. The two narrators, although twins - one male, one female, tell different tales and use language very differently. Translation is competent, but Gerdes' own language lacks the dynamic energy of Eltit's, perhaps because he follows the Spanish structures so closely"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

Ethnic And Tourist Arts

Author: Nelson H. H. Graburn
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520029491
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Ethnic And Tourist Arts from the Author: Nelson H. H. Graburn. Chapter by N. Williams separately annotated.

The Fourth World

Author: Laurence Moroney
Publisher: Laurence Moroney
ISBN: 0615327141
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The Fourth World from the Author: Laurence Moroney. Buried deep below the Nevada desert, in a place often called Area 51, is a very special and ancient school where the best and brightest children come to learn the technology that will bring mankind to its next step of evolution -- a place amongst the stars. 'The Fourth World' follows four children through their entry into this school: 'Fintan Reilly' is a young, often bullied Irish boy who has a big destiny; Zach Adams, from Fresno, is his diametric opposite, and instant best friend; Ayako Katsuragi is a brilliant Japanese girl, a military brat who is as capable as she is smart and Nizhoni Benally is a Navajo from New Mexico, who is as tough as she is beautiful, and who somehow shares a secret past with Fintan. The book follows their first year in their new school, with an Alien as headmaster, and where they learn everything from Cosmic History through to how to fly a flying saucer, and comes to a shocking conclusion in a field trip to Mars where ancient secrets are uncovered.

Beyond Beijing

Author: Leah Wanjama
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Beyond Beijing from the Author: Leah Wanjama.