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Blood, milk, and death : body symbols and the power of regeneration among the Zaramo of Tanzania

Author: Marja-Liisa Swantz; Salome Mjema; Zenya Wild
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, ©1995.
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Beginning the myth of origin that joins every young Zaramo woman to her origins as she is initiated into the secrets of life and womanhood, this book provides an historical account of the Tanzanian  Read more...

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Swantz, Marja-Liisa.
Blood, milk, and death.
Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, ©1995
(DLC) 94027541
(OCoLC)30811740
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marja-Liisa Swantz; Salome Mjema; Zenya Wild
ISBN: 0313033935 9780313033933
OCLC Number: 623960972
Notes: "Published under the auspices of the Finnish Anthropological Society."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (158 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Nyalutanga: The Grandmother of Grandmothers --
Ch. 1. The Zaramo --
Ch. 2. Alienation from the Land --
Ch. 3. Entering Womanhood --
Ch. 4. Symbols and Myths --
Ch. 5. Maintaining Health --
Ch. 6. Raising the Spirits --
Ch. 7. Manipulation of Conflict --
Ch. 8. Safe Passage.
Responsibility: Marja-Liisa Swantz with the assistance of Salome Mjema and Zenya Wild.

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