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A Praxeological Approach to Subjectivation in a Material World
This article aims at bringing together various lines of analysis that have been kept more or less separate until now, that is, studies on the body, motricity, perception, agency, material culture,
The pot-king
The king of Mankon (Cameroon) acts as a container of ancestral substances he distributes to his people. This book shows how the exercise of power in a contemporary African kingdom is based on the
Marching the devotional subject: The bodily-and-material cultures of religion
Drawing on the Maussian notion of the technologies of the body, on the Schilderian theory of the Körperschema, on the neurocognitive sciences and the Foucauldian concept of subjectivation, this
A Nineteenth-Century Ruhr in Central Africa
Opening Paragraph Over two hundred thousand cubic metres of slag and smelting debris, at least two hundred and seventy smelting sites, more than seven hundred recorded kaolin pits for building and
The King as a Container in the Cameroon Grassfields
Le roi du Grassfield au Cameroun est percu comme un container portant de nombreuses substances ancestrales. Tirelire ambulante, il ne joue pas seulement ce role pour un simple groupe de descendance
Slave-trading without slave-raiding in Cameroon : Slavery and Slave-dealing in Cameroon in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Dans les Grassfields, les esclaves n'etaient pas fournis par les raids armes mais par des ventes de voisins, de membres de lignage et de parents affins et par la pratique institutionnalisee du
The Transfer of Young People's Working Ethos From the Grassfields to the Atlantic Coast
La region du Grassfield a l'Ouest du Cameroun a approvisionne les cotes du Golfe du Benin depuis la fin du 18eme siecle avec un flux constant d'esclaves puis de main d'oeuvre saisonniere.