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"When one speaks to a Hausa, he sees only one individual, but in reality he is addressing himself to four or five beings, the number depending usually upon whether the person with whom he is conversing, is married or not." Although Tremearne's opening sentence bears all the hallmarks of a Kurt Vonnegut novel, his study draws on his considerable time spent in the field and"When one speaks to a Hausa, he sees only one individual, but in reality he is addressing himself to four or five beings, the number depending usually upon whether the person with whom he is conversing, is married or not." Although Tremearne's opening sentence bears all the hallmarks of a Kurt Vonnegut novel, his study draws on his considerable time spent in the field and is a significant contribution to our knowledge of the Hausa....

Title : Ban of the Bori: Demons and Demon-Dancing in West and North Africa
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ISBN : 35784501
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 504 Pages
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