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Blood, milk, and death : body symbols and the power of regeneration among the Zaramo of Tanzania / Marja-Liisa Swantz with the assistance of Salome Mjema and Zenya Wild
Bib ID 602679
Format BookBook
Author
Swantz, Marja-Liisa
 
Description Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, c1995 
158 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0897893980 (alkaline paper)
Full contents
  • Nyalutanga: The Grandmother of Grandmothers
  • Ch. 1. The Zaramo
  • Ch. 2. Alienation from the Land
  • Ch. 3. Entering Womanhood
  • Ch. 4. Symbols and Myths
  • Ch. 5. Maintaining Health
  • Ch. 6. Raising the Spirits
  • Ch. 7. Manipulation of Conflict
  • Ch. 8. Safe Passage.
 
Notes

"Published under the auspices of the Finnish Anthropological Society."

Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-153) and index.

Subjects Women, Zaramo -- Rites and ceremonies.  |  Women, Zaramo -- Social life and customs.  |  Human body -- Symbolic aspects -- Tanzania.  |  Tanzania -- Social life and customs.
Other authors/contributors Mjema, Salome  |  Wild, Zenya

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