252 Index
acoustemology, 33, 34, 50, 60–62
acoustic: biopolitics, 150, 163; ecology,
65, 75, 208, 212, 219n23; epistemologies
of, 3; feedback, 82; inscription of, 25;
knowledge, 34; movement, 68; ontolo-
gies of, 3; perception, 34; practices,
4; reproduction technologies, 205;
sciences, 213; site for analysis, 6
acoustic assemblages, 22–23, 66
acousticity, of the ear in the voice, 205
acoustic object, ambivalence of, 212
Adelung- Vater Mithridates collection, 131
Adler, Guido, 43
aesthesis: of excess, 136–37; of folkloric,
168; of literary, 145; of the local, 27; of
popular, 167, 169; of vocal, 166, 169
Afrodescendants, 4, 11, 52, 53, 58;
anthropology of, 117; auralities of,
16; burial practices of, 115; construc-
tion of, 53–54; identity of, 55–56, 60;
Inquisition and, 59; in María, 117, 118;
musical expression of, 102, 117; musical
practices of, 115; occult and, 119; ritual
practices of, 61; silencing of, 119; song
of, 111; voice of, 121
Agamben, Giorgio, 9
alabao, 115
alarmist tradition, 168, 182
Almario, Oscar, 110, 116, 117, 119
alterity, 63, 64, 110–11; constitution of, 20;
orality and, 14; transformation of, 59
Amazon, 29
America: nature of, 143; ontology of, 145;
as originary, 136; origin of, 125, 132, 134,
148; as paradisiacal, 124, 135–36, 144
Amerindians: history of, 26; silencing of,
102. See also Burskinka; Chibcha;
Goajiro; indigenous people; Muisca
Ames, Eric, 46
Andersen, Hans Christian, 1
Anderson, Benedict, 147
Andes, microclimates of, 136
animal: sounding like, 11–12; sounds of,
72–75
animism, 62, 63
anthropology, 81, 135; comparative, 47,
48; equivocation in, 23–24; in Latin
America and Caribbean, 25; romantic,
153–54; transductive, 24
anthropotechnology, 17, 19, 20, 172, 210;
elocution, 176; temporal, 186; training
voice and ear, 203
Arango, Lazaro Mejia, 219n3
archaeology, 153; evolutionary theory
and, 156
archaism, 184, 185, 186
Arendt, Hannah, 216n10
Arias, Julio, 54
Aristotle, 18
art, theory of, 49–50
articulate vocality, 170
artist- soldiers, 89
Asad, Talal, 149
audile techniques, 3, 4, 81, 90, 210; of
grammarian elite, 108; politics of
inscription and, 120. See also hearing;
listening; mishearing
audiovisual litany, 13–14
audition, occult and, 73
auditory inscription, 82; politics of, 79
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