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Ancestors, power and history in Madagascar

Author: Karen Middleton
Publisher: Leiden Boston Köln Brill 1999
Series: Studies of religion in Africa, Bd. 20
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection of essays by regional specialists draws on a wide range of ethnographic and historical data to reassess the significance of the ancestors for changing relations of power and emerging  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Middleton
ISBN: 9004112898 9789004112896
OCLC Number: 237346149
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: VI, 360 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt. 25 cm
Series Title: Studies of religion in Africa, Bd. 20
Responsibility: ed. by Karen Middleton
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'This volume reinforces the argument for discarding the myth of the "Malagasy Kingdom" and the traditional obsession with te Marina.' Gwyn Campbell, African Studies Review.

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