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Author Swantz, Marja-Liisa.

Title Blood, milk, and death : body symbols and the power of regeneration among the Zaramo of Tanzania / Marja-Liisa Swantz with the assistance of Salome Mjema and Zenya Wild
Published Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, [1995]
©1995

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Description 158 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Nyalutanga: The Grandmother of Grandmothers -- Ch. 1. The Zaramo -- Ch. 2. Alienation from the Land -- Ch. 3. Entering Womanhood -- Ch. 4. Symbols and Myths -- Ch. 5. Maintaining Health -- Ch. 6. Raising the Spirits -- Ch. 7. Manipulation of Conflict -- Ch. 8. Safe Passage
Notes "Published under the auspices of the Finnish Anthropological Society."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [145]-153) and index
Subject Human body -- Symbolic aspects -- Tanzania.
Women, Zaramo -- Social life and customs.
Women, Zaramo -- Rites and ceremonies.
Tanzania -- Social life and customs.
Author Mjema, Salome.
Wild, Zenya.
LC no. 94027541
ISBN 0897893980 (alk. paper)