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The Cool Knife: Imagery of Gender, Sexuality, and Moral Education in Kaguru Initiation Ritual (Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry)

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Synopsis:

Analyzing the ritual, imagery, and symbolism of initiations among the Kaguru of Tanzania, T.O. Beidelman argues that initiation constructs an ethnic identity that is assuming greater importance as outside pressures threaten to undermine Kaguru culture.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-299) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560987147
Author:
Beidelman, T. O.
Publisher:
Harper Collins
Author:
BEIDELMAN T
Location:
Washington :
Subject:
Adolescence
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Sex role
Subject:
Tanzania
Subject:
Initiation rites
Subject:
Tanzania Social conditions.
Subject:
Sex role -- Tanzania.
Subject:
Kaguru
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry (Paperback)
Series Volume:
947
Publication Date:
19970617
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.00x6.03x.87 in. 1.13 lbs.

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