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Kongo political culture : the conceptual challenge of the particular

Author: Wyatt MacGaffey
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana Univ. Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A commentary on the political culture of the BaKongo of Lower Congo by a well-known anthropologist.

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Named Person: Lutete Esaya; Lutete Esaya
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wyatt MacGaffey
ISBN: 0253336988 9780253336989
OCLC Number: 231878929
Description: XI, 274 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1. Introduction2. Texts and Contexts3. Translation, Exoticism, Banality4. Tradition and Trade5. Complexity, Astonishment and Power: The Personhood of Objects6. Nkondi: Minkisi to Kill People Swiftly7. Composition and Powers of an Nkondi Called Mbola8. Life and Death: Objecthood of Persons9. Lutete's Chiefs10. Reflections and ExtensionsAppendix
Responsibility: Wyatt MacGaffey.

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