Masquerades of Modernity: Power and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal

Masquerades of Modernity: Power and Secrecy in Casamance, Senegal

by Ferdinand de de Jong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253351723

ISBN-13: 9780253351722

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: Indiana University Press


Explores the place of secret ritual in a globalized world

Overview


Explores the place of secret ritual in a globalized world

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253351722
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgments

Part 1. Introduction
1. Power of Secrecy
Part 2. Transitions
2. Jola Initiations, Gendered Localities
3. Out of Diaspora into the Forest
4. Politics of the Sacred Forest
Part 3. Trajectories
5. Mandinko Initiation: The Making of an Urban Locality
6. Secrecy, Sacrilege and the State
Part 4. Traces
7. Masquerade of Migration
8. The Art of Tradition
9. Writing Secrecy

Notes
Bibliography
Index

Indiana University Press

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