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Les Maîtres fous

Author: Jean Rouch; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, [1957?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Secondary (senior high) school   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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About the ceremony of a religious sect, the Hauka, which was widespread in West Africa from the 1920s to the 1950s. Supplicants consult the god through the trancing medium and receive advice about their problems. This ceremony was filmed by Jean Rouch in 1954 in a farm near Accra Ghana.
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Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Rouch; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
OCLC Number: 43840088
Description: 1 videocassette (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.; VHS format.
Responsibility: un film de Jean Rouch.

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About the ceremony of a religious sect, the Hauka, which was widespread in West Africa from the 1920s to the 1950s. Supplicants consult the god through the trancing medium and receive advice about their problems. This ceremony was filmed by Jean Rouch in 1954 in a farm near Accra Ghana.

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