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Periodical article Periodical article
Title:The Sublime Dance of Mende Politics: An African Aesthetic of Charismatic Power
Author:Murphy, William P.
Year:1998
Periodical:American Ethnologist (ISSN 0094-0496)
Volume:25
Issue:4
Period:November
Pages:563-582
Language:English
Geographic term:Sierra Leone
Subjects:politics
rituals & festivals
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/645855
Abstract:Mori-men who use ritual techniques derived from Islamic symbols and practices to ensure the chief's success. [Abstract II cd]
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