Mukanda

Mukanda

in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, F: Mukanda) , 28 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
Partial working draft of a manuscript titled "Mukanda" and containing the introductory argument and chapter 3. Main argument: "This book is not strictly speaking an analysis of ritual beliefs and practices, but a study in social kinestics." Chapter 3 explores the Aims, Role Structure and Temporal Form of Mukanda, a Ndembu boys' initiation ceremony with the function of removing a boy from the authority of his parents and placing him under the authoirty of a senior male of the tribe through a ritual circumcision.
Field of Interest
Anthropology
Copyright Message
Copyright © 2016 by Edith Turner
Content Type
Essay
Duration
0 sec
Anthropologist / Ethnographer
Victor Turner, 1920-1983
Format
Text
Page Count
28
Page Range
1-28
Subject
Anthropology, Social Sciences, Cultural anthropology, Circumcisions, Coming of age ceremonies, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, Mukenda, North-Western Province (Zambia), Mukanda, North-Western Province (Zambia), Lunda
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, Mukenda, North-Western Province (Zambia)

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