Living in a Landscape of Scarcity : Materiality and Cosmology in West Africa /

In her close ethnography of a Dogon village of Mali, Laurence Douny shows how a microcosmology develops from people's embodied daily and ritual practice in a landscape of scarcity. Viewed through the lens of containment practice, she describes how they cope with the shortage of material items c...

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Main Author: Douny, Laurence, 1977- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Walnut Creek, California : Left Coast Press, [2014]
Series:Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London ; 63.
Online Access:CONNECT