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Resisting State Iconoclasm Among the Loma of Guinea

Christian Kordt Højbjerg
Format
Book
Published
Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2007.
Language
English
Series
Carolina Academic Press Ritual Studies Monographs
ISBN
1594602182 (alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The one and the many : Guinean policies of iconoclasm
  • The Loma
  • The art of Loma masking
  • Belief-fixation : the transmission and acquisition of religious knowledge
  • Ritual speech in sale sacrifice
  • Inner iconoclasm
  • Loma male initiation
  • Democratisation, violence and secret society politics
  • Identity politics
  • Religious reflexivity : steps to an epidemiology of Loma religion.
Description
xxvi, 360 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-349) and index.
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