Through The Arc Of The Rain Forest

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566892856
Size: 17.56 MB
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This book is simultaneously entertaining and depressing, with all the rollicking pessimism you'd expect of a good soap opera or a good political satire."- Kirsten Backstrom, 500 Great Books by Women

Through The Arc Of The Rain Forest

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
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ISBN: 9780918273826
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A wealthy Japanese man, a Brazilian healer, a couple who raise homing pigeons, a pilgrim, and an American businessman find their lives altered by their encounter with the rain forest

Brazil Maru

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
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ISBN: 9781566894845
Size: 35.18 MB
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Japanese immigrants in Brazil build an isolated communal settlement in the rain forest, prey to the charisma of one man.

Circle K Cycles

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
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Size: 34.51 MB
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With skill, imagination, and wit, Yamashita defines an emerging challenge of twenty-first century global society.

Hemispheric American Studies

Author: Caroline F. Levander
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813543878
Size: 12.30 MB
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This is a novel that deftly illustrates the multilateral and often unpredictable
impact of various forms of globalization. As Ursula K. Heise has suggested, of
central concern to Through the Arc of the Rain Forest is the question of how
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Pau D Arco

Author: Kenneth Jones
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9780892814978
Size: 31.46 MB
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As the most complete chronicle of the science and folklore of pau d'arco, this book will serve as an invaluable resource for herbalists, scientists, and anyone interested in medicines from the rain forests of South America.

Anime Wong

Author: Karen Tei Yamashita
Publisher: Coffee House Press
ISBN: 1566893402
Size: 36.70 MB
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Giant foam rubber sushi and cyborg kungfu fighters populate performances that reflect questions of gender, identity, orientalism, and racial politics.

The Gebusi

Author: Bruce Knauft
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478631805
Size: 68.54 MB
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One of the most popular anthropological case studies published in the last two decades, the latest edition of The Gebusi incorporates important new fieldwork, bringing ethnographic excellence and a riveting story fully up to date.