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The forest of symbols : aspects of Ndembu ritual / Victor Turner.


Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, [1967] .
ISBN 9780801491016, 080149101X, 0801491010

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Subjects Ethnologie -- Zambie.
Ethnology -- Zambia.
Ethnology.
Lunda Ndembu.
Ndembu (African people)
Ndembu (Tribu africaine)
Ndembu (peuple d'Afrique) -- Rites et cérémonies.
Ndembu.
Overgangsriten.
Rites d'initiation -- Zambie.
Rites de puberté -- Zambie.
Rito De Passagem.
Ritus.
Symbolisme.
Zambia.
Description xii, 405 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Symbols in Ndembu ritual -- Ritual symbolism morality and social structure among the Ndembu -- Color classification in Ndembu ritual: a problem in primitive classification -- Betwixt and between: the liminal period in rites de passage -- Witchcraft and sorcery: taxonomy versus dynamics -- part 2. Muchona the Hornet, interpreter of religion -- Mukanda: the rite of circumcision -- Themes in the symbolism of Ndembu hunting ritual -- Lunda medicine and the treatment of disease -- A Ndembu doctor in practice.
Geographic Area Africa
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1144521
(OCoLC)ocm01144521
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WorldCat Identities Turner, Victor W. 1920-1983.
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