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Title Understanding rituals / edited by Daniel de Coppet.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 120 pages) : illustrations.
Series European Association of Social Anthropologists
European Association of Social Anthropologists (Series)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of contributors; Introduction; Ritual as spatial direction and bodily division; From one rite to another: the memory in ritual and the ethnologist's recollection; Brothers and sisters in Brahmanic India; The brother; married-sister relationship and marriage ceremonies as sacrificial rites: a case study from northern India; Transforming Tobelo ritual; Ritual implicates 'Others': rereading Durkheim in a plural society; Name index; Subject index.
Summary Within any society, rituals create, maintain and transform cultural identity and social relations. Daniel de Coppet presents six different contributions on how to understand ritual within the frame of contemporary social anthropology.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Rites and ceremonies.
Indexed Term Rituals
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Coppet, Daniel de.
Other Form: Print version: Understanding rituals. London ; New York : Routledge, 1992 (DLC) 92005657
ISBN 0203413210 (electronic bk.)
9780203413210 (electronic bk.)
0203316320 (electronic bk.)
9780203316320 (electronic bk.)
0415061210 (Paper)