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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

comparative advantage of Napo Runa local knowledge. In turn-of-the-century Ecuador, all transitions between Andean and Amazonian worlds were ruled by (1) an undercurrent of longue durée peonage, (2) a biocultural element of friction in the form of samai, and

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Florian Krobb

representing and transmitting local knowledge, the nature of which appears even more obscure since the cartographer gives his explanations in his own language—which remains untranslated. Since the viewer only sees the African cartographer’s arms and legs, since

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Pushkar Sohoni

on local knowledge to do the same. As empires expanded and animals were moved around, the local knowledge was made translocal and was transferred using humans as the medium of transfer. In the nineteenth century, the two intellectual tenets that

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Putting the Culture into Bioculturalism

A Naturalized Aesthetics and the Challenge of Modernism

Dominic Topp

1970: 11 ) suggests that there is more local knowledge that would be useful to make sense of the specific issues at play. How might viewers’ understanding of the film’s subject matter vary depending on the historical knowledge they possess, and how

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Azim Malikov

Qojas”: Local Knowledge of a Muslim Tradition in Devout Societies vs. Impious States? Transmitting Islamic Learning in Russia, Central Asia and China, through the 20th Century ’, in Devout Societies vs. Impious States? Transmitting Islamic Learning in

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The Three Burials of Aslak Hætta and Mons Somby

Repatriation Narratives and Ritual Performances

Stein R. Mathisen

performance with few witnesses. The marginalization of the decapitated Sámi bodies is also evident in the location of the graves. They were, according to local knowledge and oral tradition, buried on the northern side of the church, under a steep hill, just

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Azim Malikov

Belongs to the Qojas”: Local Knowledge of a Muslim Tradition in Devout Societies vs. Impious States? Transmitting Islamic Learning in Russia, Central Asia and China, through the 20th Century ’, in Devout Societies vs. Impious States? Transmitting Islamic

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Conservation-Induced Resettlement

The Case of the Baka of Southeast Cameroon—A Variation on the Habitual Mobility–Immobility Nexus

Harrison Esam Awuh

forms of knowledge and practices are rendered impossible or criminal. My analysis has documented recent enforced abandonment of mobile livelihoods and its effects on well-being, local knowledge, and the ecological system. Mobility is a crucial aspect

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Heidi Morrison, James S. Finley, Daniel Owen Spence, Aaron Hatley, Rachael Squire, Michael Ra-shon Hall, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Sibo Chen, Tawny Andersen and Stéphanie Ponsavady

) presents the flows of a community in transition, wherein local knowledges and counterpublics create relations and subjectivities. Contending Forces demonstrates that flow need not operate only on the national or hemispheric scales of Clotel or Blake

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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major and Kristina Sole

) and reflect local knowledge about the use of herbal treatments to cleanse and clean the uterus. The emphasis on the right kinds of foods that pregnant women are to eat emerges from ideas and practices regarding food, health and morality ( Brandt and