The Forest of Symbols
Aspects of Ndembu Ritual
By (author) Victor Turner
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Forest of Symbols by Victor Turner
The title of this book is Forest of Symbols and is written by author Victor Turner. The book Forest of Symbols is published by Cornell University Press. The ISBN of this book is 9780801491016 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Forest of Symbols by Victor Turner.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780801491016
(216mm x 140mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-1970
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Victor Turner
Image and Pilgrimage in Christian Culture, Paperback (November 2011)
Originally published: 1978, in series: Lectures on the history of religions; new ser., no. 11. With new introd.
Schism and Continuity in an African Society, Paperback (August 1996)
This is a "social drama" study, which focuses on the village life of the Ndembu of Zambia who were then under British rule. The social constraints, such as the matrilineally-inherited headmanship system, and the releases from these constraints, provoked crises which caused disruption and pain.
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The core of this book is a complete description of two important Ndembu rituals of affliction (Chihamba and Kayong'u), and an analysis of the system of ideas underlying more than a dozen modes of divination.
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