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Across the Boundaries of Belief: Contemporary Issues in the Anthropology of Religion
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edited by Maxine K. Weisgrau and Morton Klass (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, originally published 1999), 436 page(s)
edited by Maxine K. Weisgrau and Morton Klass (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, originally published 1999), 436 page(s)
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Actress the Bishop & The Carnival Queen
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written by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011; directed by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011; produced by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
Examines the traditional annual Brazilian carnival where rival groups dress up in costumes and choose a carnival king and queen. It examines the history and roots of the custom, which was introduced for the slaves in the 17th century, but which was also intermerged with a festival for a West African god, master of...
written by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011; directed by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011; produced by Howard Reid, fl. 1989-2011, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
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Adornment of the Dying
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in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 5: Linguistic notes and lectures, based on Trobriand Islands fieldwork, Folder 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (21 January 1918) , 2 page(s)
Date: 21.1.18. Place: Oburaku (Kiriwina). Informant: Tomwayo Lakwabulo. A brief passage in the Trobriand language with simultaneous English translation, numbered J218, describes the adornment of the dying with valuables, which would be offered by the departed spirit to Topileta, the keeper of the underworld. The i...
in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 5: Linguistic notes and lectures, based on Trobriand Islands fieldwork, Folder 13: Texts, manuscripts) (London, England) (21 January 1918) , 2 page(s)
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Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia, Shadows and Illuminations
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directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Productions, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 35 mins
Shadows & Illuminations follows an older Balinese man, Nyoman Kereta, as he struggles with the intrusion of spirits into his consciousness. Kereta says he has been living in two worlds, the world of his family and community and the world of the spirits, for the past 40 years. His experiences skirt the borders of c...
directed by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016; produced by Robert Lemelson, fl. 1999-2016, Elemental Productions, in Afflictions: Culture and Mental Illness in Indonesia (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2010), 35 mins
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9: AFRICAN RELIGION
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written by Philip D. Curtin, 1922-2009 and Paul Bohannan; in Africa & Africans (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 1995, originally published 1964), [115]-125
written by Philip D. Curtin, 1922-2009 and Paul Bohannan; in Africa & Africans (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 1995, originally published 1964), [115]-125
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Africa Remembered: Narratives by West Africans from the Era of the Slave Trade
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edited by Philip D. Curtin, 1922-2009 (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 1997, originally published 1967), 396 page(s)
edited by Philip D. Curtin, 1922-2009 (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 1997, originally published 1967), 396 page(s)
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African Christianity Rising: Ghana
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directed by James Ault, fl. 2004; produced by James Ault, fl. 2004, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2013), 1 hour 17 mins
Christianity's explosive growth in Africa was totally unexpected at the dawn of independence from colonial rule and is part of a startling reversal in world history. Christianity is no longer the religion of the West. Over two-thirds of the world's Christians now live in the global South — with Africa growing th...
directed by James Ault, fl. 2004; produced by James Ault, fl. 2004, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2013), 1 hour 17 mins
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African Christianity Rising: Zimbabwe
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directed by James Ault, fl. 2004; produced by James Ault, fl. 2004, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2013), 1 hour 14 mins
Christianity's explosive growth in Africa was totally unexpected at the dawn of independence from colonial rule and is part of a startling reversal in world history. Christianity is no longer the religion of the West. Over two-thirds of the world's Christians now live in the global South — with Africa growing th...
directed by James Ault, fl. 2004; produced by James Ault, fl. 2004, Documentary Educational Resources (DER) (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2013), 1 hour 14 mins
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African Merchants of the Indian Ocean: Swahili of the East African Coast
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written by John Middleton (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2004, originally published 2004), 156 page(s)
written by John Middleton (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2004, originally published 2004), 156 page(s)
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Afterlife and Reincarnation
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in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 35: Field notes) (London, England) (05 September 1918) , 4 page(s)
5/9/18: Two pages of handwritten notes in indigenous language with English translation are headed, 'T.36 Afterlife & Reincarnation' and are numbered 368 in the upper left corner. The note discusses a ritual associated with beliefs about the afterlife and reincarnation. The information is written on reused statione...
in Bronislaw Malinowski Papers (LSE), of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Box 2: Trobriand Islands fieldwork notebooks and notes, Folder 35: Field notes) (London, England) (05 September 1918) , 4 page(s)
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