Wayward servants : the two worlds of the African pygmies / Colin M. Turnbull.

; American Museum of Natural History
[1st ed.].. Garden City, N.Y. : Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] the Natural History Press, 1965.

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Other Authors American Museum of Natural History.
Subjects Mbuti (African people)
Description xiv, 390 pages : illustrations, maps, plans, portraits ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-377).
Contents part I : Introduction -- 1 : Objectives -- Limitations -- Execution -- Field technique -- Results -- 2 : Orientation -- The People and the environment -- Mbuti, BaMbuti, Bambuti -- Ethnographic background -- part II : The Village world -- 3 : The Mbuti / villager relationship -- The Question of dependence -- Economic reciprocity -- The Need for control -- 4 : The Notion of hereditary ownership -- 5 : The Notion of supernatural control -- The Village supernatural -- Curative magic -- Witchcraft -- Village sorcery -- 6 : Village religion -- Nkumbi -- Karé -- Elima -- Marriage -- Death -- The Village molima mourning ceremony -- 7 : Flux and instability -- part III : The Forest world -- 8 : The Band -- Territory -- Composition -- Fragmentation, fission and fusion -- The Family -- Age groups -- 9 : The Life cycle -- Daily life -- Birth -- Puberty : the elima -- Marriage -- Death -- 10 : The Economy -- The Band as an economic unit -- Division of labor -- Hunting techniques -- Gathering -- Honey -- Economic aspects of territory -- Economic relations between hunting bands -- Economic relations between band and village -- Economic authority -- 11 : Government : internal -- Internal relationships -- Disputes concerning food -- Disputes concerning sex -- Disputes concerning territory -- Disputes concerning trivia -- Disputes concerning theft -- Disputes concerning the village -- 12 : Government : external -- Band to band -- Marriage -- Trespass -- Interfamily exchange -- Band to village -- Capita / chief -- Lineage elders / kpara -- Karé / karé -- Individual economic relationships -- 13 : Magic, witchcraft and sorcery -- Magic -- Witchcraft -- Sorcery -- Legend of Mbuti plantation -- Legend of double trickery -- 14 : Religion -- Supernatural beliefs -- Pepo -- Keti -- Boru -- Roho -- Satani (also Shaitani) -- The Godhead -- The Power of sound -- The Lesser molimo (molimo madé) -- The Greater molimo (molimo mangbo) -- 15 : Principles of organization (I) -- 16 : Principles of organization (II) -- Appendix I : The Legend of double trickery and the legend of the Mbuti plantation -- Appendix II : Medical treatment -- Appendix III : Maps, tables and plans.
Geographic Area Congo (Democratic Republic)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)490149
(OCoLC)ocm00490149
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WorldCat Identities Turnbull, Colin M.
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