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Author Allman, Jean Marie.

Title Tongnaab [electronic resource] : the history of a West African god / Jean Allman and John Parker.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005.


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Physical description xi, 300 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-292) and index.
Contents Tongnaab and the Talensi in the history of the Middle Volta savanna -- Gods and guns, rituals and rule, 1911-1928 -- "Watch over me" : witchcraft and anti-witchcraft movements in Ghanaian history, 1870s-1920s -- From savanna to forest : Nana Tongo and ritual commerce in the world of cash and cocoa -- Tongnaab, Meyer Fortes, and the making of colonial Taleland, 1928-1945 -- Tongnaab and the dynamics of history among the Talensi.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Parker, John, 1960-
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Tallensi (African people) -- Religion.
Tongnaab (African deity) -- Cult -- History -- 20th century.
Witchcraft -- Africa, West -- History -- 20th century.
Witchcraft -- Africa, West -- History -- 19th century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0253346657 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253218063 (pbk. : alk. paper)