BETWEEN GOD DEAD & WILD

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Smithsonian, 1990 - Africa, West - 252 pages
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Fardon draws on the testimony of informants in two Chamba villages in West Africa -- one an uncentralized community in Nigeria, the other a small chiefdom in Cameroon -- to show that, despite sharing basic presuppositions regarding various types of being, the two groups manifest their beliefs in quite different ways.

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Contents

the living the dead the wild and God
23
the Mapeo variant of cult
43
the Yeli variant
73
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RICHARD FARDON is a former chairman of the Centre of African Studies at the University of London.

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