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Caciques and Cemí idols : the web spun by Taíno rulers between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico, José R. Oliver

Label
Caciques and Cemí idols : the web spun by Taíno rulers between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico
Title
Caciques and Cemí idols
Title remainder
the web spun by Taíno rulers between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico
Statement of responsibility
José R. Oliver
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Oliver, José R
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F1619.2.T3
LC item number
O44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taino Indians
  • Taino Indians
  • Taino Indians
  • Indians of the West Indies
  • Stone implements
  • Icons
  • Christianity and culture
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Syncretism (Religion)
  • Spain
  • Hispaniola
  • Hispaniola
Label
Caciques and Cemí idols : the web spun by Taíno rulers between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico, José R. Oliver
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-279) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Believers of Cemíism : who were the Taínos and where did they come from? -- Webs of interaction : human beings, other beings, and many things -- Personhood and the animistic Amerindian perspective -- Contrasting animistic and naturalistic worldviews -- The Cemí reveals its personhood and its body form -- Cemí idols and Taínoan idolatry -- Cemís and personal identities -- The power and potency of the Cemís -- The display of Cemís : personal vs. communal ownership, private vs. public function -- Face-to-face interactions : Cemís, idols, and the native political elite -- Hanging on to and losing the power of the Cemí idols -- The inheritance and reciprocal exchange of Cemí icons -- Cemís : alienable or inalienable; to give and to keep -- Stone collars, elbow stones, and caciques -- Ancestor Cemís and the Cemíification of the caciques -- The guaíza face masks : gifts of the living for the living -- The circulation of chief's names, women, and Cemís : between the greater and lesser Antilles -- Up in arms : Taíno freedom fighters in Higüey and Boriquén -- The Virgin Mary icons and native Cemís : two cases of religious syncretism in Cuba -- Religious syncretism and transculturation : the crossroads toward new identities -- Final remarks
Control code
248537521
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 306 p., [29] p. of plates
Isbn
9780817355159
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008038785
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)248537521
Label
Caciques and Cemí idols : the web spun by Taíno rulers between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico, José R. Oliver
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-279) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Believers of Cemíism : who were the Taínos and where did they come from? -- Webs of interaction : human beings, other beings, and many things -- Personhood and the animistic Amerindian perspective -- Contrasting animistic and naturalistic worldviews -- The Cemí reveals its personhood and its body form -- Cemí idols and Taínoan idolatry -- Cemís and personal identities -- The power and potency of the Cemís -- The display of Cemís : personal vs. communal ownership, private vs. public function -- Face-to-face interactions : Cemís, idols, and the native political elite -- Hanging on to and losing the power of the Cemí idols -- The inheritance and reciprocal exchange of Cemí icons -- Cemís : alienable or inalienable; to give and to keep -- Stone collars, elbow stones, and caciques -- Ancestor Cemís and the Cemíification of the caciques -- The guaíza face masks : gifts of the living for the living -- The circulation of chief's names, women, and Cemís : between the greater and lesser Antilles -- Up in arms : Taíno freedom fighters in Higüey and Boriquén -- The Virgin Mary icons and native Cemís : two cases of religious syncretism in Cuba -- Religious syncretism and transculturation : the crossroads toward new identities -- Final remarks
Control code
248537521
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 306 p., [29] p. of plates
Isbn
9780817355159
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008038785
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)248537521

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