WorldCat Identities

Whitten, Norman E. Jr (Norman Earl) 1937-

Overview
Works: 87 works in 311 publications in 3 languages and 8,860 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Songs and music  Music  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Collector, Compiler, Depositor
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Norman E Whitten
 
Most widely held works by Norman E Whitten
Millennial Ecuador : critical essays on cultural transformations and social dynamics by Norman E Whitten( )

15 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millennial Ecuador is a superb collection of essays by leading anthropoligists, historians, and indigenous intellectuals that provides a multifaceted, critical view of the social and cultural pratices of Andean, Amazonian, and Afro-Ecuadorian peoples engaged in mounting political struggles. Focusing on the clash between structural and contra-structural power, on empowerment processes of traditionally disenfranchised populations, and on multiple and competing representations of current confrontations, the book constitutes an outstanding analysis of the contradictions of modern and millennial globality of local cases.--Fernando Santos-Granero, author of The Power of Love: The Moral Use of Knowledge amongst the Amuesha of Central Peru
Afro-American anthropology : contemporary perspectives by Norman E Whitten( Book )

15 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sacha Runa : ethnicity and adaptation of Ecuadorian jungle Quichua by Norman E Whitten( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Class, kinship, and power in an Ecuadorian town; the Negroes of San Lorenzo by Norman E Whitten( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural transformations and ethnicity in modern Ecuador by Norman E Whitten( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in Spanish and English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black frontiersmen; a South American case by Norman E Whitten( Book )

12 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean : social dynamics and cultural transformations( Book )

12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows regional Black history
Sicuanga Runa : the other side of development in Amazonian Ecuador by Norman E Whitten( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagery & creativity : ethnoaesthetics and art worlds in the Americas( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From pottery to story to carnivals, various forms of artistic expression from the Americas can be shown to reflect universal human imagery and creativity. In this collection, contributors from a variety of disciplines utilize an ethnoaesthetic perspective to place art forms within their cultural and social milieus, and address the problem of understanding culturally patterned creative expressions caught up in organized art worlds."--BOOK JACKET. "The book presents an array of contemporary and ancient arts of North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean, ranging from the cultural heritage of the Central Andes and Mesoamerica to contemporary peoples who share a legacy of colonial domination - such as Native American artists of Canada and the American Southwest, the Saramaka Maroons of Suriname, Trinidadian Carnival designers, and the Canelos Quichua of Amazonian Ecuador. Approaches used by the authors include a general survey of the arts of a region, an intensive study of the aesthetic genres and styles of a culture, an examination of the historical and ethnohistorical features of artistic and cultural hegemony, and a reconstruction of life histories in cultural context."--BOOK JACKET. "Throughout the book, the authors seek to combine respect for the local-level creation and production of art, narrative, and performance with an understanding of macro-level institutional manifestations of art-world domination and hegemony. Together, they show that these diverse art forms reflect universal human imagery and creativity that persist through time and communicate across cultural barriers."--Jacket
From myth to creation : art from Amazonian Ecuador by Dorothea S Whitten( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puyo runa : imagery and power in modern Amazonia by Norman E Whitten( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afro-hispanic music from Western Colombia and Ecuador by Norman E Whitten( Recording )

12 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histories of the present : people and power in Ecuador by Norman E Whitten( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecuadorian ethnocide and indigenous ethnogenesis : Amazonian resurgence amidst Andean colonialism by Norman E Whitten( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and Danish and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just east of the Andes live two of the largest concentrations of tropical forest Indians in central Ecuador. Both speak Quichua which is a language long associated with Incaic expansion in the highlands and well known as a lower-class, rural, "Indian" means of communication in contemporary highland Ecuador. These Jungle Quichua live near the towns of Puyo and Tena, each the capital of a province. All native Quichua speakers refer to themselves as Runa. About 10,000 people participate in the Canelos Quichua culture, and about 20,000 more lowland Ecuadorian native peoples speak mutually intelligible dialects. Historically the Canelos Quichua are characterized by nearly 400 years of sporadic relationships with Catholic missions and missionaries. Since 1947, the Puyo Runa have lived on an Indigenous commune encompassing 17,000 hectares of some of the most rugged jungle territory in eastern Ecuador. Focusing on the Canelos Quichua who in their total situation vis-a-vis national culture and national policies, may be taken as a microcosm of cultural continuity-cultural change, and ethnogenetic-ethnocidal dynamics in Amazonian-Andean settings, this paper illustrates the dual complementaries of cultural continuity and cultural change and of ethnocide and ethnogenesis. Discussed are the cultural markers of the Canelos Quichua, their historical background, national categories, recent Puyo Runa history, national culture and native rights, internal colonialism, ethnocide, and racism. (Author/NQ)
Black frontiersmen : Afro-Hispanic culture of Ecuador and Colombia by Norman E Whitten( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazonian Ecuador : an ethnic interface in ecological, social, and ideological perspectives by Norman E Whitten( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art, knowledge, and health : development and assessment of a collaborative, auto-financed organization in eastern Ecuador by Dorothea S Whitten( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Temas sobre la continuidad y adaptación cultural ecuatoriana by Marcelo Fernando Naranjo( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in Spanish and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From myth to creation : art from Amazonian Ecuador by Dorothea S Whitten( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From Myth to Creation offers a dramatic inside view of the cognitive and symbolic world of native potters and woodworkers from a region undergoing radical change. Extensively illustrated by more than a hundred color and black-and-white photographs, this volume presents cart, culture, and symbolism of Amazonian Ecuador from the perspective of the indigenous creators themselves. By placing Canelos Quichua art in its social and cultural contexts, Dorothea and Norman Whitten promote an understanding and appreciation of art, aesthetics, and the historical and contemporary consciousness of indigenous peoples of the Americas. From Myth to Creation was prepared by the Whittens as a complement to the exhibition of the same title at the Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 16 April - 22 May 1988. This edition will include a new preface, a new cover, a new chapter 6, and some minor text changes and additions. Most of the original b & w photos from the interior will be replaced by color versions"--
LAAG contributions to Afro-American ethnohistory in Latin America and the Caribbean by Norman E Whitten( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.37 (from 0.05 for Millennial ... to 0.73 for Temas sobr ...)

Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean : social dynamics and cultural transformations
Alternative Names
Whitten Jr., Norman E., 1937-

Whitten, Norman E.

Whitten Norman E. 1937-....

Whitten, Norman Earl 1937-

Languages
English (178)

Spanish (33)

Danish (2)

Covers
Blackness in Latin America and the Caribbean : social dynamics and cultural transformationsPuyo runa : imagery and power in modern AmazoniaHistories of the present : people and power in Ecuador