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Author Regis, Helen A., 1965-

Title Fulbe Voices : Marriage, Islam, And Medicine In Northern Cameroon
Published New York : Westview Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (201 pages)
Series Westview Case Studies in Anthropology
Westview case studies in anthropology.
Contents Series Editor Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Fulbeness, History, and Cultural Pluralism; 2 Pulaaku and Embodiment in Everyday Life; 3 On Cheap Cloth, Bad Sauce, and the Fragility of Marriage; 4 Forging Islamic Manhood; 5 Dangerous Affections: Mothers and Infants; 6 Intimate Others: Cannibal Witches and Spirits; 7 Domaayo and the World Bank; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Index
Summary Attending to everyday conversations and embodied performances about Islam, marriage, medicine, and Fulbe identity, Fulbe Voices provides a richly textured exploration of the dynamics of cultural diversity in a village in Cameroon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-167) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fula (African people) -- Marriage customs and rites -- Cameroon.
Fula (African people) -- Medicine -- Cameroon.
Fula (African people) -- Cameroon -- Religion.
Fula (African people) -- Cameroon -- Social life and customs.
Islam -- Cameroon.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813340357 (HC)
0813347068 (electronic bk.)
9780813340357 (HC)
9780813347066 (electronic bk.)