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A Performative Approach to Ritual
Les elements fixes et l'evolution du rituel en general. Exemples de Ceylan et de Thailande.
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Leveling Crowds: Ethnonationalist Conflicts and Collective Violence in South Asia
Ethno-nationalist conflicts are rampant today, causing immense human loss. Stanley J. Tambiah is concerned with the nature of the ethno-nationalist explosions that have disfigured so many regions ofExpand
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The Magical Power of Words
ions, and metonymic through building an organic whole through details, are accompanied in Trobriand magic by action. Objects and substances are used as agents and vehicles of transfer throughExpand
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Bridewealth and Dowry
Preface 1. Bridewealth and dowry in Africa and Eurasia Jack Goody 2. Dowry and bridewealth and the property rights of women in South Asia S. J. Tambiah.
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THE GALACTIC POLITY: THE STRUCTURE OF TRADITIONAL KINGDOMS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA *
I have coined the label galactic polity to represent the design of traditional Southeast Asian kingdoms, a design that coded in a composite way cosmological, topographical, and politico-economicExpand
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