Braided worlds

Gottlieb, Alma

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  • Creator Alma Gottlieb and Philip Graham
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chicago : London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 162 pages : maps ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780226305271, 0226305279, 9780226305288, 0226305287, 9780226304724, 0226304728
  • OCLC ocn769871195

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • A Beng path to birth (September 1986-May 1987). Alma : of blessings and bad faith ; Philip : the Scrabble champion ; Alma : two homes and a hospital -- Censored words (March 1990). Philip : la crise ; Alma : can you teach anthropology to a toddler? ; Philip : our own house of mbari -- Back in the village (May-June 1993). Alma : the house of Africa ; Philip : raising the stakes ; Alma : old agendas, new agendas ; Philip : the adventures of Tintin ; Alma : the spirit of grandfather Denju ; Philip : one screen door -- Casting spells (June-July 1993). Alma : another story to confess ; Philip : anything but invisible ; Alma : too expensive to die ; Philip : the waiting fax -- Things of the heart (July-August 1993). Alma : mad to be modern ; Philip : my father's African afterlife ; Alma : the first twelve months of life ; Philip : welcoming ghosts ; Alma : Amenan's lament ; Philip : "Denju, Denju" ; Alma : mystical musical chairs ; Philip : gifting party ; Alma : tying up loose ends ; Philip : shooting fish -- A different fieldwork site (January 1994). Alma : converging paths ; Philip : "ka-na poblé" -- Epilogue : Côte d'Ivoire and the Beng in crisis -- A brief note about the Beng
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