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Sex and the empire that is no more : gender and the politics of metaphor in Oyo Yoruba religion

Author: James Lorand Matory
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2005.
Dissertation: Teilw. zugl.: @Chicago, Univ., Diss., 1991.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1994 U. of Minnesota Press edition, Matory (anthropology, African and African American studies, Harvard U.) proposed a "new politics of ethnography" that recognizes the unique gendered social  Read more...

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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lorand Matory
ISBN: 1571813071 9781571813077
OCLC Number: 248930026
Description: XLIV, 295 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Preface Foreword Note on Orthography Chapter 1. A Ritual History Chapter 2. The Oyo Renaissance Chapter 3. Igboho in the Age of Abiola Chapter 4. A Ritual Biography Chapter 5. Engendering Power: The Mythic and Iconic Foundations of Priestly Action Chapter 6. Re-dressing Gender Chapter 7. Conclusion: Dialogue, Debate, and the Chose du Texte Appendix I: Oriki Yemoja (Yemoja Panegyrics) Appendix II: A Partial Genealogy of the Oyeboode Priests Appendix III: Yemoja in the Kingdom of Sango: The Ritual Calendar Appendix IV: Sango Pipe (Sango Panegyrics) Appendix V: The Naming Ceremony Bibliography
Responsibility: J. Lorand Matory.

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