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Author Turner, Victor W. (Victor Witter), 1920-1983.

Title The forest of symbols : aspects of Ndembu ritual / Victor Turner
Published Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, [1967]


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 W'PONDS  392.096894 Tur  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  392.096894 Tur  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  392.096894 Tur  AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 405 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents pt. 1. Symbols in Ndembu ritual -- Ritual symbolism morality and social structure among the Ndembu -- Color classification in Ndembu ritual: a problem in primitive classification -- Betwixt and between: the liminal period in rites de passage -- Witchcraft and sorcery: taxonomy versus dynamics -- pt. 2. Muchona the Hornet, interpreter of religion -- Mukanda: the rite of circumcision -- Themes in the symbolism of Ndembu hunting ritual -- Lunda medicine and the treatment of disease -- A Ndembu doctor in practice
Summary Collection of 10 articles previously published on various aspects of ritual symbolism among the Ndembu of Zambia; p.83-4; brief mention of C.P. Mountford on Aboriginal colour symbolism; Primarly for use in cultural comparison
Analysis Ndembu (African people)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Ethnology -- Zambia.
Ndembu (African people)
Rites and ceremonies.
LC no. 67012308
ISBN 0801491010