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Periodical issue Periodical issue Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Divination in the Mande world
Editors:Jansen, JanISNI
Schmidt, AnnetteISNI
Year:2005
Periodical:Mande Studies
Volume:7
Pages:174
Language:English
Geographic terms:West Africa
Gambia
Mali
Senegal
Subjects:divination
Bambara
Dogon
Manding
Senufo
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/i40170226
Abstract:This special issue on divination in the Mande world contains the following contributions: Introduction: divination research as a field of Mande studies, by Jan Jansen and Annette Schmidt; La géomancie dans le contexte bamana: signes et objects forts, by Jean-Paul Colleyn; The logic of shells: knowledge and lifeworld-'poiesis' in Senegambian cowrie divination, by Knut Graw; Ambiguous interventions: on the professionalization of divination practices in urban Mali, by Dorothea E. Schulz; Footprints of the future: Dogon fox divination, by Walter E.A. van Beek; Fortifying futures on blessed foundations: masons, secrets and guarantees in Djenné, by Trevor H.J. Marchand; 'Seul Dieu connaît l'avenir': quelques notes ethnographiques sur la divination en milieu musulman à Djenné (Mali), by Geert Mommersteeg; The paradox of success: marabout women in Dakar, by Amber Gemmeke; Les 'sadobee', intermédiaires entre l'homme et le monde spirituel, by Anja Veirman; Formalized education in sand diviniation: a report from the Mande mountains [Mali], by Jan Jansen. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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