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Right & left; essays on dual symbolic classification.

Author: Rodney Needham
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1973]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Needham
ISBN: 0226569950 9780226569956
OCLC Number: 852746
Notes: Essays by Hertz, Granet and Kruyt translated by R. Needham; one by Chelhod translated by J.J. Fox.
Credits: Essays by Hertz, Granet and Kruyt translated by R. Needham; one by Chelhod translated by J.J. Fox.
Description: xxxix, 449 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Hertz, R. The pre-eminence of the right hand: a stury in religious polarity. --
La Flesche, F. Right and left in Osage ceremonies. --
Granet, M. Right and left in China. --
Wieschhoff, H.A. Concepts of right and left in African Cultures. --
Kruyt, A.C. Right and left in central Celebes. --
Evans-Pritchard, E.E. Nuer spear symbolism. --
Needham, R. The left hand of the Mugwe: an analytical note on the structure of Meru symbolism. --
Beldelman, T.O. Kaguru symbolic classification. --
Lloyd, G. Right and left in Greek philosophy. --
Faron, L.C. Symbolic values and the integration of society among the Mapuchs of Chile. --
Cunningham, C.E. Order in the Atoni house. --
Chelhod, J.A contribution to the problem of the pre-eminence of the right, based upon Arabic evidence. --
Rigby, P. Dual symbolic classification among the Gogo of central Tanzania. --
Littlejohn, J. Temne right and left: an essay on the choreography of everyday life. --
Needham, R. Right and left in Nyoro symbolic classificatin. --
Fox, J.J. On bad death and the left hand; a study of Rotinese symbolic inversions. --
Middleton, J. Some categories of dual classification among the Lugbara of Urganda. --
Beck, B.E.F. The right-left division of South Indian society. --
Werner, A. Appendix: Note on the terms used for "right hand" and left hand" in the Bantu languages.
Responsibility: Edited and with an introd. by Rodney Needham. Foreword by E.E. Evans-Pritchard.

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