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Religion in Culture and Society / Edition 1

Religion in Culture and Society / Edition 1

by John R. Bowen

ISBN-10: 0205200109

ISBN-13: 9780205200108

Pub. Date: 11/14/1997

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

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Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
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7.08(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Customs and Christian Conversion among Akha Highlanders of Burma and Thailand, Cornelia Ann Kammeyer.

2.Japanese Tea Ritual: Religion in Practice, Jennifer L. Anderson.

3.Ritual Hierarchy and Secular Equality in Sepik River Village, Simon J. Harrison.

4.Dancing with Corpses Reconsidered: An Interpretation of Famadihana (in Arivonimamo, Madagascar), David Graeber.

5.Blood, Oil, Honey, and Water: Symbolism in Spirit Possession Sects in Northeastern Brazil, Dolores J. Shapiro.

6.Taboo as Cultural Practice among Malagasy Speakers, Michael Lambek.

7.From Saints to Shibboleths: Image, Structure, and Identity in Maya Religious Syncretism, John M. Watanabe.

8.Salat in Indonesia: The Social Meanings of an Islamic Ritual, John R. Bowen.

9.Communitas Reconsidered: The Sociology of Andean Pilgrimage, M.J. Sallnow.

10.Christianity and Colonialism in South Africa, Jean Comaroff and John Comaroff.

11.Hindu Culture for an Indian Nation: Gender, Politics, and Elite Identity in Urban South India, Mary Hancock.

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