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Nubian ceremonial life : studies in Islamic syncretism and cultural change

Author: John G Kennedy
Publisher: Cairo, Egypt ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, ©2005.
Series: Cairo Scholarship Online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Reveals and discusses some of the important and distinctive aspects of Nubian culture. This study contains discussions on the psychology of death ceremonies, the nature of 'taboo, ' and the importance of trance curing ceremonies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John G Kennedy
ISBN: 1617970956 9781617970955 1936190176 9781936190171
OCLC Number: 778616845
Language Note: English.
Notes: Title from PDF of title page.
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 257 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations
Series Title: Cairo Scholarship Online.
Responsibility: edited by John G. Kennedy ; with a new foreword by Robert A. Fernea.

Abstract:

Reveals and discusses some of the important and distinctive aspects of Nubian culture. This study contains discussions on the psychology of death ceremonies, the nature of 'taboo, ' and the importance of trance curing ceremonies.

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