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Sacred sites and the colonial encounter : a history of meaning and memory in Ghana

Author: Sandra E Greene
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Greene, Sandra E., 1952-
Sacred sites and the colonial encounter.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)606764090
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra E Greene
ISBN: 025334073X 9780253340733 025321517X 9780253215178
OCLC Number: 47803375
Awards: Winner of Finalist, 2003 Herskovits Award.
Description: xix, 200 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : managing the modern --
Notsie narratives --
Of water and spirits --
Placing and spacing the dead --
Belief and the body --
Contested terrain --
Conclusion : explaining cultural adaptation and epistemological abandonment.
Responsibility: Sandra E. Greene.
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This scholarly study explores the wide-ranging political and religious ramifications of German and British colonial rule over the Ewe-speaking Anlo people in southern Togo and southeastern Ghana. Read more...

 
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