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Yaya's Story The Quest for Well-Being in the World
ISBN: PB: 9780226178820, ISBN: HB: 9780226178790, University of Chicago Press, October 2014
176 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 17 halftones
Yaya's Story is a book about Yaya Harouna, a Songhay trader originally from Niger who found a path to America. It is also a book about Paul Stoller – its author – an American anthropologist who found his own path to Africa. Separated by ethnicity, la...
Yupiit Yuraryarait Yup'ik Ways of Dancing
ISBN: PB: 9781602231306, ISBN: HB + DVD: 9781602230828, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, July 2011
237 pp., 25.5x25.5 cm, 100 halftones
Far more than just a dance, the dynamic choreography of the Yup'ik provides an illuminating window into the morality, social organization, and colonial history of this indigenous people. In "Yupiit Yurayarait", anthropologist Ann Fienup-Riordan begin...