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|Notes:||Essays by Hertz, Granet and Kruyt translated by R. Needham; one by Chelhod translated by J.J. Fox.|
|Description:||xxxix, 449 p. illus. 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.|