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Title Status and identity in West Africa : Nyamakalaw of Mande / edited by David C. Conrad and Barbara E. Frank.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1995.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.50966 St29    ---  Available
Description x, 204 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Series African systems of thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Etymologies of "nyamakala" / Charles S. Bird, Martha B. Kendall, and Kalilou Tera -- Power, structure, and Mande "jeliw" / Barbara G. Hoffman -- Semantics of "jugu" : blacksmiths, lore, and "who's bad" in Mande / Patrick R. McNaughton -- Linguistic evidence for the history of West African "castes" / Tal Tamari -- Blind man meets prophet : oral tradition, Islam, and "fune" identity / David C. Conrad -- Soninke "garankew" and Bamana-Malinke "jeliw" : Mande leatherworkers, identity, and the diaspora / Barbara E. Frank -- Dieli of Korhogo : identity and identification / Robert Launay -- Women craft specialists in Jenne : the manipulation of Mande social categories / Adria La Violette -- "Jaliya" in the modern world : a tribute to Banzumana Sissoko and Massa Makan Diabate / Cheick Makamadou Cherif Keita.
Subject Mandingo (African people) -- Industries.
Mandingo (African people) -- Kinship.
Mandingo (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Artisans -- Africa, West.
Social classes -- Africa, West.
Social structure -- Africa, West.
Endogamy and exogamy -- Africa, West.
Africa, West -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Conrad, David C.
Frank, Barbara E.
ISBN 0253209293 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0253314097 (cloth : acid-free paper)

 
    
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