New PDF release: Landscapes of Emotion: Mapping Three Cultures of Emotion in

By Karl G. Heider

Landscapes of Emotion is an interesting examine the cultural development of feelings, studying how humans in numerous cultures form principles and speak about emotion. the first topics of the e-book are the Minangkabau, a matrilineal Moslem tradition of 3 million humans in West Sumatra, Indonesia.

Show description

Read Online or Download Landscapes of Emotion: Mapping Three Cultures of Emotion in Indonesia PDF

Similar emotions books

Download PDF by Samantha Stevens: Creating Love (Spirit Books)

This is often the fourth booklet within the Spirit e-book sequence via Samantha Stevens, and it's approximately utilizing Divine like to deliver love on your existence. This sensible how-to guide offers you with non secular prescriptions derived from a number of cultures and methodologies to aid domesticate and encourage love: lightworking, confirmation, prayer, candle burning, angels, gods and goddesses, herbs, plant life, gem stones, rituals, spells, Feng Shui and recipes.

Read e-book online Emotional Governance: Politics, Media and Terror PDF

This lucid and unique paintings argues for a brand new form of political management, one that can pay planned and complicated recognition to the emotional dynamics of the general public. A case research of terrorism, as a hugely emotional subject and as a key political factor in lots of liberal democracies, grounds the book's rules in modern-day political panorama.

Download e-book for iPad: The Widening Scope of Shame by Melvin R. Lansky, Andrew P. Morrison

The Widening Scope of disgrace is the 1st choice of papers on disgrace to seem in a decade and includes contributions from many of the significant authors presently writing in this subject. it isn't a sourcebook, yet a complete advent to medical and theoretical views on disgrace that's meant to be learn conceal to hide.

The Happiness Riddle and the Quest for a Good Life by Mark Cieslik PDF

This ebook examines the which means of happiness in Britain at the present time, and observes that even though we are facing demanding situations akin to austerity, weather switch and disenchantment with politics, we stay attracted to happiness and residing good. the writer illustrates how happiness is a much more contested, social procedure than is usually portrayed through economists and psychologists, and takes factor with sociologists who frequently regard well being and the happiness with suspicion, when neglecting one of many key good points of being human – the hunt for a superb lifestyles.

Extra resources for Landscapes of Emotion: Mapping Three Cultures of Emotion in Indonesia

Sample text

A series of events directed my thinking toward highland Sumatra: I wanted to continue research within Indonesia; during 1957-8 I had studied at the University of Vienna with Professor Robert Heine-Geldern, who spoke often and enthusiastically of Bronze Age survivals in highland Sumatra; I had studied Indonesian in the summer of 1969 at Yale with two extraordinarily stimulating Batak (Ibu Tobing and Tunggul Siagian), and on the advice of a mutual friend I wrote James Siegel, who suggested that I look at Batak, and particularly the Pak Pak Batak.

As we shall see, they may not be what have been called "focal," or "prototype," terms. For each language I treat the entire corpus of words - the master list plus the other words produced by the synonym-eliciting task - as a category or realm. This realm is called by superordinate terms in each language (Indonesian: perasaan hati; Minangkabau: raso ati). The realm in each language corresponds more or less to the English category emotion, and my goal of investigating emotion in Indonesia has led me to identify and explore this realm.

Gujarati Japanese Alarmed Tense Arouse*; Exclt «' Astonished Alarmed. Annoyed Distressed Miserable ; S a d •Gloomy •Frustrated •Depressed Bored. WGlao\ Pleased Relaxed. At ease* •Tense •Distressed • Bad-tempered Disappointed . Gloomy . Depressed Discouraged Sa ^. * H u n Troubled -Miserable •Angry • Calm Tired. Bored* •Serene -Sleepy Jired^ # Droopy Sleepy Unilingual Chinese Afraid- Bilingual Chinese Astonished. Astonished Alarmed. Tense- Afraid •Angry * Alarmed Tense. Aroused •Excited •Frustrated Frustrated Angry Excited* .

Download PDF sample

Rated 5.00 of 5 – based on 20 votes

About the Author