African divination systems : ways of knowing

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Auteur principal : Peek Philip M. (Éditeur scientifique)
Format : Livre
Langue : anglais
Titre complet : African divination systems : ways of knowing / edited by Philip M. Peek
Publié : Bloomington : Indiana University Press , C 1991
Description matérielle : 1 vol. (VIII-230 p.)
Collection : African systems of thought
Contenu : 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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