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Embodying colonial memories

Paul Stoller

Embodying colonial memories

spirit possession, power and theHauka in West Africa

by Paul Stoller

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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StatementPaul Stoller.
The Physical Object
Pagination(288)p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21396332M
ISBN 100415908779

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Stoller] EMBODYING COLONIAL MEMORIES Vision has been the king of perception in the Western academy. Accordingly, the guiding metaphors of the humanities and the social sciences have been visual ones: infrastructures and superstructures, systems and configurations, texts and metatexts.

A study of the West African Hauka - spirits that grotesquely mimic and mock "Europeans" of the colonial epoch. The author considers spirit possession as a set of embodied practices with serious social and cultural consequences.

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