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Author Guenther, Mathias Georg.

Title Tricksters and trancers : bushman religion and society / Mathias Guenther.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  299.681 GUEN    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 288 pages : map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-279) and index.
Contents Introduction: The Challenge of Bushman Religion -- 1. Bushman Society -- 2. Values and Individuals -- 3. Bushman Religious Belief and Cosmology -- 4. The Bushman Trickster -- 5. Stories, Storytelling, and Story Gathering: The Case of the Moon and the Hare -- 6. Myth and Gender -- 7. Initiation Rites -- 8. The Trance Curing Dance -- 9. Missionaries and Bushmen -- Conclusion: Bushman Religion and the Tolerance for Ambiguity.
Subject San (African people) -- Africa, Southern -- Religion.
Africa, Southern -- Religion.
ISBN 0253336406 (cl. : alk. paper)
0253213444 (pa. : alk. paper)