The Resource Ancestors, magic and exchange in Yolngu doctrines: : extensions of the person in time and space, Ian Keen

Ancestors, magic and exchange in Yolngu doctrines: : extensions of the person in time and space, Ian Keen

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Ancestors, magic and exchange in Yolngu doctrines: : extensions of the person in time and space
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Ancestors, magic and exchange in Yolngu doctrines:
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extensions of the person in time and space
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Ian Keen
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eng
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Examination of the relationship of persons, ancestral powers, magic and the social and moral order in Yolngu society; concept of the partible person or the dividual; distribution and constitution of the ancestral body - perception of God; conception and after death beliefs - power of ghosts; origin of sorcery powers and techniques; body parts in gift exchange - significance of hair, umbilical cord and child's gift in the marradjirri ceremony; ancestral law and sorcery in the constitution of the moral-political community
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Ancestors, magic and exchange in Yolngu doctrines: : extensions of the person in time and space, Ian Keen
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Bibliography: p.528-530
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p. [515]-530
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Ancestors, magic and exchange in Yolngu doctrines: : extensions of the person in time and space, Ian Keen
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Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.528-530
Extent
p. [515]-530

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