The Resource Fusion of the worlds : an ethnography of possession among the Songhay of Niger, Paul Stoller

Fusion of the worlds : an ethnography of possession among the Songhay of Niger, Paul Stoller

Label
Fusion of the worlds : an ethnography of possession among the Songhay of Niger
Title
Fusion of the worlds
Title remainder
an ethnography of possession among the Songhay of Niger
Statement of responsibility
Paul Stoller
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stoller, Paul
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT547.45.S65
LC item number
S75 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Songhai (African people)
  • Spirit possession
  • Songhaï (Peuple d'Afrique)
  • Possession par les esprits
  • Songhai (African people)
  • Spirit possession
  • Bezetenheid
  • Magie
  • Songhai
  • Niger
Label
Fusion of the worlds : an ethnography of possession among the Songhay of Niger, Paul Stoller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to: In sorcery's shadow
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue.--Acknowledgments.--Personae.--1. Looking for Serci.-- Part One: Organization of the possession troupe: 2. Zimas from Tillaberi. 3. Gusabu's mediums. 4. Praise-singers from the river. 5. Cries of the violin, rhythms of the drum.--Part Two: Theaters of Songhay experience: 6. Rain dance: Rites of the ancestors. 7. Horrific comedy: The Hauka.--Part Three: Possession in a changing world: 8. Sexual comedy: The Sasale. 9. Two mouths, two hearts.--Epilogue: Fusion of the worlds.--Notes.--Glossary.-- References.--Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 243 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Isbn
9780226775449
Lccn
88029250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)18521131
Label
Fusion of the worlds : an ethnography of possession among the Songhay of Niger, Paul Stoller
Publication
Note
Sequel to: In sorcery's shadow
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue.--Acknowledgments.--Personae.--1. Looking for Serci.-- Part One: Organization of the possession troupe: 2. Zimas from Tillaberi. 3. Gusabu's mediums. 4. Praise-singers from the river. 5. Cries of the violin, rhythms of the drum.--Part Two: Theaters of Songhay experience: 6. Rain dance: Rites of the ancestors. 7. Horrific comedy: The Hauka.--Part Three: Possession in a changing world: 8. Sexual comedy: The Sasale. 9. Two mouths, two hearts.--Epilogue: Fusion of the worlds.--Notes.--Glossary.-- References.--Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 243 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Isbn
9780226775449
Lccn
88029250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)18521131

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