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The Resource African divination systems : ways of knowing, edited by Philip M. Peek

African divination systems : ways of knowing, edited by Philip M. Peek

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African divination systems : ways of knowing
Title
African divination systems
Title remainder
ways of knowing
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip M. Peek
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Language
eng
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DLC
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF1773.2.A4
LC item number
A37 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
African systems of thought
African divination systems : ways of knowing, edited by Philip M. Peek
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African divination systems : ways of knowing, edited by Philip M. Peek
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • The study of divination, present and past / Philip M. Peek -- Becoming a diviner. The initiation of a Zulu diviner / Henry Callaway -- The search for knowledge. Nilotic cosmology and the divination of Atuot philosophy / John W. Burton -- Divination in Madagascar : the Antemoro case and the diffusion of divination / Pierre Vérin and Narivelo Rajaonarimanana -- Cultural systems within divination systems. Diviners as alienists and annunciators among the Batammaliba of Togo / Rudolph Blier -- Divination among the Lobi of Burkina Faso / Piet Meyer -- Divination and the hunt in Pagibeti ideology / Alden Almquist -- Mediumistic divination among the Northern Yaka of Zaire : etiology and ways of knowing / René Devisch -- Divination, epistemology, and truth. Splitting truths from darkness : epistemological aspects of Temne divination / Rosalind Shaw -- Knowledge and power in Nyole divination / Susan Reynolds Whyte -- Simultaneity and sequencing in the oracular speech of Kenyan diviners / David Parkin
  • (cont.) Toward a new approach to divination. African divination systems : non-normal modes of cognition / Philip M. Peek
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
viii, 230 p.
Isbn
9780253343093
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
90039421 //r91
Other physical details
ill., 1 map

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