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Author Devisch, Renaat, 1944-

Title Weaving the threads of life : the Khita gyn-eco-logical healing cult among the Yaka / René Devisch.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.461 DEVI    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 334 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes Based on the author's Se recréer femme. Chapters 2-3 and 1-7 have been expanded, and chapters l, 4, and 8, the prologue, and epilogue are completely new.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-323) and index.
Other author Devisch, Renaat, 1944- Se recréer femme.
Subject Yaka (African people) -- Medicine.
Yaka (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Cults -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Kinshasa.
Traditional medicine -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Kinshasa.
Infertility, Female -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Kinshasa.
ISBN 0226143619 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226143627 (paperback: alk. paper)