The Drums Of Affliction

Author: V. W. Turner
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 0429941692
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In this study of the Ndembu of Zambia, ritual is examined under two aspects: as a regulator of social relations over time and as a system of symbols. Social life is thereby given direction and meaning. An extended case-study of a series of ritual performances in the life of a single village community is analysed in order to estimate the effects of participation in these symbolic events on its component groups and personalities.
The Drums of Affliction
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: V. W. Turner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-03 - Publisher: Routledge

In this study of the Ndembu of Zambia, ritual is examined under two aspects: as a regulator of social relations over time and as a system of symbols. Social life is thereby given direction and meaning. An extended case-study of a series of ritual performances in the life of a
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