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Forms of play of native North Americans / edited by Edward Norbeck, Claire R. Farrer.

; Farrer, Claire R
St. Paul : West Pub. Company, [1979] .
ISBN 9780829902624, 0829902627

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E98.G2 F68 1979 (show me on map) Available Request
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Other Authors Farrer, Claire R.
Norbeck, Edward, 1915-1991.
Subjects Indians of North America -- Recreation.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Loisirs -- Amérique du Nord.
Jeu -- Amérique du Nord.
North America.
Play -- North America.
Play.
Series Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society ; 1977.
Description viii, 290 pages ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. American occupations, leisure time use and left brain/right brain dialectics : some solutions / Marlene Dobkin de Rios and Robert Schroeder -- 2. An evolutionary theory of dreaming and play / Susan Parman -- 3. Ritual, play, and psychic transcendence in native North America / Erika Bourguignon -- 4. Rites of reversal of North American Indians as forms of play / Edward Norbeck -- 5. Play, power, and politics in native north Alaska / Robert F. Spencer -- 6. Acculturation in Alaskan Eskimo storyknife tales / Lynn Price Ager -- 7. The evolution of a playful ritual : the Garífuna's John Canoe in comparative perspective / Robert Dirks -- 8. Aesthetics and native North Americans / Claire R. Farrer -- 9. Play elements in the myth of North American Indians / Marcia Herndon -- 10. Play in the music of North American Indians / Norma McLeod -- 11. North American Indian clowns and creativity / Arden R. King -- 12. Aztec and Mayan ritual humor / Victoria Reifler Bricker -- 13. The ritual clown : humor and ethics / Louis A. Hieb -- 14. Stick ball and the American southeast / Kendall Blanchard -- 15. Stick games/hand games : the great divide / Susan H. Boyd -- 16. Native American games as strategies of societal maintenance / Alyce T. Cheska -- 17. Game cognition and game preference in the Yucatán / Christine A. von Glascoe and Duane G. Metzger -- 18. Activism in an agonistic frame : a study of hand game symbolism / Thomas A. Green -- 19. "Azul y Blanco es primero!" The social functions of futbol in a Guatemalan village / James Loucky.
Geographic Area North America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4956865
(OCoLC)ocm04956865
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