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Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
A Note on Language
Map

Introduction

Chapter 1. Mastery and Subjection at the Fishing Dams
Chapter 2. The Fishermen Return ‘like Yakairiti’
Chapter 3. Routine Ritualism and a Festival of Abundance
Chapter 4. Affinal Diplomacy in a United, Egalitarian Society
Chapter 5. Cosmic Diplomacy: Cooking, Curing and Crafting Human Life
Chapter 6. Yankwa’s Foreign Diplomacy and Saluma’s Defiance

Bibliography
Index

Vital Diplomacy

The Ritual Everyday on a Dammed River in Amazonia

Chloe Nahum-Claudel

302 pages, 24 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-406-1 Hb Published (November 2017)

eISBN 978-1-78533-407-8 eBook