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Globalization and Virtuality: Analytical Problems Posed by the Contemporary Transformation of African Societies
In response to the need for further conceptual development in the field of anthropological globalization studies, this article concentrates on the concept of virtuality, arguing that this constitutesExpand
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Situating globality: African agency in the appropriation of global culture
The papers in this volume were earlier presented at the conference 'Globalization and new questions of ownership', which was held in Leiden, The Netherlands, from 26-27 April 2002. The volumeExpand
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Intercultural Encounters: African and Anthropological Lessons Towards a Philosophy of Interculturality
This book brings together fifteen essays investigating aspects of interculturality. Like is author, it operates at the borderline between social anthropology and intercultural philosophy. It seeks toExpand
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Tears of rain : ethnicity and history in central western Zambia
Part 1 Tears of rain - ethnicity and history in central Western Zambia: 1. The contemporary point of departure: The Nkoya-speaking people and their chiefs - 1.1 The Nkoya 1.2. Nkoya subgroups and theExpand
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Regional and Historical Connections of Four-Tablet Divination in Southern Africa'
This paper examines a system of divination which is widespread in the Francistown area of Botswana and which features conspicuously in the area's various noncosmopolitan medical systems. The systemExpand
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Aspects of Democracy and Démocratisation in Zambia and Botswana: Exploring African Political Culture at the Grassroots
The current discussion on democratization in Africa tends towards Eurocentrism in that it pays insufficient attention to the analytical and methodological implications of cultural imperialism,Expand
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Four-Tablet Divination as Trans-Regional Medical Technology in Southern Africa
Within any cultural domain more or less demarcated in time and space, and endowed with meaning within that domain, divination might be defined as the entire set of procedures intended to acquireExpand
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'Time, space and history in African divination and board-games'
Heinz Kimmerle’s fascination with Africa has been a move, not so much away from main-stream Western philosophy (to whose Hegelian overtones he has been particularly tuned), but towards modes ofExpand
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The translation of Southern African sangoma divination towards a global format, and the validity of the knowledge it produces
One of the principal reasons the North Atlantic has had both for studying ‘other cultures’, and for reifying these as absolutely and insurmountably different, has been: to allow North AtlanticExpand
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