Medusa S Hair

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022618921X
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In its analyses of the symbolism of guilt, the adaptational and integrative significance of belief in spirits, and a host of related issues concerning possession states and religiosity, this book marks a provocative advance in psychological ...

Medusa S Hair

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226616018
Size: 63.78 MB
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In its analyses of the symbolism of guilt, the adaptational and integrative significance of belief in spirits, and a host of related issues concerning possession states and religiosity, this book marks a provocative advance in psychological ...

The Awakened Ones

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231527306
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A career-culminating work, this volume not only translates the epistemology of Hindu and Buddhist thinkers to western audiences but also revitalizes western philosophical and scientific inquiry.

Tuhami

Author: Vincent Crapanzano
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022619146X
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Tuhami is an illiterate Moroccan tilemaker who believes himself married to a camel-footed she-demon. A master of magic and a superb story-teller, Tuhami lives in a dank, windowless hovel near the kiln where he works.

Possession Ecstasy And Law In Ewe Voodoo

Author: Judy Rosenthal
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813918051
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Writing from a background of anthropology, Rosenthal carefully monitors her own role as narrator in the book, aware of the cultural distance between her and the Africans she is writing about.

Webs Of Power

Author: Evelyn Blackwood
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847699117
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Webs of Power offers a fresh perspective on women in Southeast Asia. Although the book focuses on one village, it provides vital insights into the gendered processes of post-coloniality.

Inbreeding Incest And The Incest Taboo

Author: Arthur P. Wolf
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804751412
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What are the consequences? To reexamine these questions, this book brings together contributions from the fields of genetics, behavioral biology, primatology, biological and social anthropology, philosophy, and psychiatry.

The Medusa Reader

Author: Marjorie Garber
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136635343
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This collection, with a critical introduction and striking illustrations, is the first major anthology of primary material and critical commentary on this most provocative and enigmatic of figures.

Cannibal Talk

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520938311
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In this radical reexamination of the notion of cannibalism, Gananath Obeyesekere offers a fascinating and convincing argument that cannibalism is mostly "cannibal talk," a discourse on the Other engaged in by both indigenous peoples and ...