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Author Cauquelin, Josiane.

Title The aborigines of Taiwan : the Puyuma : from headhunting to the modern world / Josiane Cauquelin.

Imprint London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 277 pages) : illustrations, 1 map
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-270) and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of maps; List of figures; List of plates; List of tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Puyuma; The village; Gods and men; Birth and death; Family horizons; Dual organisation and age-system; Shamans; Material civilisation; The aborigines in Taiwan today; Myth of the origin of the people of Katipul; Legend of the division of the land; Legends told by the Amis: Kiwit's war against the Puyuma; Story told by Valikai, a Katipul; Legend narrated by Taylor; Patintin song; Chronology of the investitures; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary The first comprehensive study of the Puyuma people of Taiwan, this book is based on extensive field research over a period of twenty years.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Puyuma (Taiwan people) -- History.
Puyuma (Taiwan people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Puyuma (Taiwan people) -- Social life and customs.
Taiwan -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Cauquelin, Josiane. Aborigines of Taiwan. London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004 0415314135 (DLC) 2003017721 (OCoLC)52821280
ISBN 0203498593 (electronic bk.)
9780203498590 (electronic bk.)
0415314135 (Cloth)