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Ritual, ideation and performance: a case study of multimedia in anthropological research - the Mambila Nggwun ritual (paper presented to 16th European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research (EMCSR), April 2-5, 2002)

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The Mambila Nggwun ritual is partly a war dance in which the domination of the outlying hamlets by the village centre is dramatically enacted. Principally, it is a celebration of the institution of chief, and it includes many rites to strengthen the chief. Prior to 1997 Zeitlyn had documented the ritual on many occasions, based on his participation and discussions with a range of Mambila consultants. In 1997 Zeitlyn and Fischer returned to Somi to further investigate the ritual by working wit...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies
Host title:
Cybernetics and Systems 2002
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1
Pages:
393-8
Publication date:
2002-01-01
ISBN:
3852061601
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2010-12-23

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