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Wisdom Sits in Places: Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache

By: Basso, Keith H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UNIV OF NEW MEXICO PR: 7/2/2010

Seller ID: 9780826317247

ISBN: 0826317243

Condition: USED


This remarkable book introduces us to four unforgettable Apache people, each of whom offers a different take on the significance of places in their culture. Apache conceptions of wisdom, manners and morals, and of their own history are inextricably intertwined with place, and by allowing us to overhear his conversations with Apaches on these subjects Basso expands our awareness of what place can mean to people.Most of us use the term "sense of place" often and rather carelessly when we think of nature or home or literature. Our senses of place, however, come not only from our individual ... View more info