skip to content
Above the forest : a study of Andamanese ethnoanemology, cosmology, and the power ritual Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Above the forest : a study of Andamanese ethnoanemology, cosmology, and the power ritual

Author: Vishvajit Pandya
Publisher: Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Study on Onge, Indic people.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pandya, Vishvajit.
Above the forest.
Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)623223974
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vishvajit Pandya
ISBN: 019562971X 9780195629712
OCLC Number: 29388647
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: xxxi, 319 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Gaubolambe. 1. The Ongees, One of the Remaining Groups of Andaman Islanders. Ongee Myths and History. Relations and Social Organization. Seasonal Changes and Social Responses. 2. Origin Of Questions. Radcliffe-Brown and the Question of Power in Andamanese Culture. Men and Spirits: Relations of Anger and Offence. Power of Humans, Spirits, Winds, and Rituals of Movement Among the Ongees. 3. Human Space and Spirit Time: Movements Within Ongee Cosmology. The Seasons and Ongee Space-time. Seasons Experienced: 'Space' Changed by 'Time'. Interactional Universe of Ongees and Spirits. Spirits and Spirit Places Along the Vertical Axis. Human Places: The Horizontal Axis. Relations of Relations Within Ongee Cosmology. The Living Body and Death --
Pt. II. Gobolagnane and Gikonetorroka. 4. Models of Movements and the Role of Magical Substances. Danger and Safety. The Notion of Magical Substances. Fire as Magical Substance. Walking Behind Fire and Under Smoke. Clay Paint as Magical Substance. Cutting Bodies in Relation to Smell and Identity. Danger and Its 'Cure' by Clay Paints. Smell, the Channel of Communication, and Paints, the Medium of Communication. Hunting by Smell. Bones as Magical Substances and Classification of Bodies. Ibeedange: Preserved Bones that Cut Smell. Implications and Analysis of Cobolagnane: Some General Considerations. Torale: A Case of Exception to the Use of Gobolagnane. 5. Structuring the Structure of Ritual. Meaning of Gikonetorroka and Detababe. Seasonal Cycle and the Ritual Points Within the Cycle. Why Is the Getankare Ritual Offensive? Duration of Tanageru, Eating, and Feeding. The Purpose and Function of Tanageru --
Pt. III. Tanageru. 6. Phase One: Preparations for the Tanageru Ritual. At the Forest: The Initiate, the Initiator, and the Pigs. Arrival of the Novice at the Campgrounds: Deconstructing the Body and Nautilus Shell. Under the Curtain, Over the Pigs, Sitting to Go Up. Chogele-gababetebe and Galebey: Feeding the Initiate with Blood and Hanging Fish. Gemey?be: Massaging the Body to Alter Weight. Heating the Body to Meet with Teneyabogalange. 7. Phase Two of the Tanageru Ritual. Yulelale-lale: Cooling the Novice's Body. Enactment of Hunting and the Dance for Cooling. Stage Two of Second Phase: Telling the Novice about 'Hunting with the Smell'. Geyakwabe: Event and Act of Implanting Memory. Onotandeme: Duration of Continued Pig Hunting. Onebelatekwebe: A Step Towards the Completion of Tanageru Ritual. Power Implications, Expression of Anger, and Relation of Man and Spirit. Last Phase of Tanageru: Pacifying and Incorporating the Novice --
8. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Vishvajit Pandya.
More information:

Abstract:

Study on Onge, Indic people.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29388647> # Above the forest : a study of Andamanese ethnoanemology, cosmology, and the power ritual
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "29388647" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Place/delhi> ; # Delhi
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ii> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/religion> ; # Religion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Thing/culture> ; # Culture
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Place/india_andaman_and_nicobar_islands> ; # India--Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Place/andaman_et_nicobar_inde> ; # Andaman et Nicobar (Inde)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1045884> ; # Onge (Indic people)--Religion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/riten> ; # Riten
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/onge_indic_people_religion> ; # Onge (Indic people)--Religion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/kosmologie> ; # Kosmologie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/onge_indic_people_social_life_and_customs> ; # Onge (Indic people)--Social life and customs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/godsdienst> ; # Godsdienst
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.4095488/e20/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> ; # Religion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/manners_and_customs> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Place/andaman_and_nicobar_islands_india> ; # Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/tribu_inde_rituel> ; # Tribu--Inde--Rituel
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1212305> ; # India--Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/56706039> ; # Vishvajit Pandya
    schema:datePublished "1993" ;
    schema:description "Study on Onge, Indic people."@en ;
    schema:description "Pt. I. Gaubolambe. 1. The Ongees, One of the Remaining Groups of Andaman Islanders. Ongee Myths and History. Relations and Social Organization. Seasonal Changes and Social Responses. 2. Origin Of Questions. Radcliffe-Brown and the Question of Power in Andamanese Culture. Men and Spirits: Relations of Anger and Offence. Power of Humans, Spirits, Winds, and Rituals of Movement Among the Ongees. 3. Human Space and Spirit Time: Movements Within Ongee Cosmology. The Seasons and Ongee Space-time. Seasons Experienced: 'Space' Changed by 'Time'. Interactional Universe of Ongees and Spirits. Spirits and Spirit Places Along the Vertical Axis. Human Places: The Horizontal Axis. Relations of Relations Within Ongee Cosmology. The Living Body and Death -- Pt. II. Gobolagnane and Gikonetorroka. 4. Models of Movements and the Role of Magical Substances. Danger and Safety. The Notion of Magical Substances. Fire as Magical Substance. Walking Behind Fire and Under Smoke. Clay Paint as Magical Substance. Cutting Bodies in Relation to Smell and Identity. Danger and Its 'Cure' by Clay Paints. Smell, the Channel of Communication, and Paints, the Medium of Communication. Hunting by Smell. Bones as Magical Substances and Classification of Bodies. Ibeedange: Preserved Bones that Cut Smell. Implications and Analysis of Cobolagnane: Some General Considerations. Torale: A Case of Exception to the Use of Gobolagnane. 5. Structuring the Structure of Ritual. Meaning of Gikonetorroka and Detababe. Seasonal Cycle and the Ritual Points Within the Cycle. Why Is the Getankare Ritual Offensive? Duration of Tanageru, Eating, and Feeding. The Purpose and Function of Tanageru -- Pt. III. Tanageru. 6. Phase One: Preparations for the Tanageru Ritual. At the Forest: The Initiate, the Initiator, and the Pigs. Arrival of the Novice at the Campgrounds: Deconstructing the Body and Nautilus Shell. Under the Curtain, Over the Pigs, Sitting to Go Up. Chogele-gababetebe and Galebey: Feeding the Initiate with Blood and Hanging Fish. Gemey?be: Massaging the Body to Alter Weight. Heating the Body to Meet with Teneyabogalange. 7. Phase Two of the Tanageru Ritual. Yulelale-lale: Cooling the Novice's Body. Enactment of Hunting and the Dance for Cooling. Stage Two of Second Phase: Telling the Novice about 'Hunting with the Smell'. Geyakwabe: Event and Act of Implanting Memory. Onotandeme: Duration of Continued Pig Hunting. Onebelatekwebe: A Step Towards the Completion of Tanageru Ritual. Power Implications, Expression of Anger, and Relation of Man and Spirit. Last Phase of Tanageru: Pacifying and Incorporating the Novice -- 8. Conclusion."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/20612557> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/623223974> ;
    schema:name "Above the forest : a study of Andamanese ethnoanemology, cosmology, and the power ritual"@en ;
    schema:productID "29388647" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/29388647#PublicationEvent/delhi_new_york_oxford_university_press_1993> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195629712> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9337574> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/29388647> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Place/andaman_and_nicobar_islands_india> # Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Place/andaman_et_nicobar_inde> # Andaman et Nicobar (Inde)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Andaman et Nicobar (Inde)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Place/india_andaman_and_nicobar_islands> # India--Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "India--Andaman and Nicobar Islands." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/manners_and_customs> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/onge_indic_people_social_life_and_customs> # Onge (Indic people)--Social life and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh91004259> ;
    schema:name "Onge (Indic people)--Social life and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20612557#Topic/tribu_inde_rituel> # Tribu--Inde--Rituel
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Tribu--Inde--Rituel"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1045884> # Onge (Indic people)--Religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Onge (Indic people)--Religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1093763> # Religion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Religion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1212305> # India--Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "India--Andaman and Nicobar Islands" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56706039> # Vishvajit Pandya
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Pandya" ;
    schema:givenName "Vishvajit" ;
    schema:name "Vishvajit Pandya" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195629712>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "019562971X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780195629712" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/623223974>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Above the forest." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29388647> ; # Above the forest : a study of Andamanese ethnoanemology, cosmology, and the power ritual
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/29388647>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/29388647> ; # Above the forest : a study of Andamanese ethnoanemology, cosmology, and the power ritual
    schema:dateModified "2018-04-01" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.