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Qui a obstrué la cascade?

Qui a obstrué la cascade?
Analyse sémantique du rituel de la circoncision chez les Komo du Zaire

Part of Atelier d'Anthropologie Sociale

  • Date Published: June 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521109352

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  • This book, which is in French, derives from a detailed empirical study of the Komo, a population of some 60,000 hunter-gatherers in Zaire. Dr de Mahieu builds a new theory of ritual practice on to his description and analysis of circumcision rituals among the Komo, and draws important comparisons between the significance of these rituals to the actual participants and to wider Komo society and beliefs.

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    • Date Published: June 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521109352
    • length: 456 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.67kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Premiere Partie: Les origines du gandja et ses celebrations ordinaries
    Deuxieme Partie: Le cycle du gandja
    Conclusions
    Bibliographie
    Index des auteurs
    Index des matieres.

  • Author

    Wauthier De Mahieu

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