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Title:Human spirits: A cultural account of trance in Mayotte
Author:Lambek, M.J.ISNI
Year:1981
Pages:219
Language:English
Series:Cambridge studies in cultural systems; 6
City of publisher:Cambridge
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
ISBN:0521238447
Geographic term:Comoros
Subject:spirit possession
Abstract:A cultural account, based on field work in 1975-76, of trance as it occurs among the Malagasy speakers of Mayotte. It presents a detailed description, analysis, and interpretation of trance behavior, elaborating the cultural system of 'spirit possession' by which such behavior is organized.
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