Cosmology, Beliefs and Myths

Anthropolgical Analysis of Meaning Systems

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ISBN : 8170208041

 

Author : S. M. Channa

 

Pages : 350 pp

 

Year of Publishing : 1998

 

Binding : Hardbound

 

Publisher : COSMO PUBLICATIONS

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CONTENTS
• Aboriginal Concept of Boundary
• How do Aboriginals Conceive “Easements” – How Do They Grant Them.
• Central Asian Mythology of the Origin of Death: A Comparative Analysis of Its Structure and History.
• Cosmology and Economy among the Maring of Highland New Guinea.
• Cosmology and Symbolism on the Central Guinea Coast.
• Living with the Dead: Aspects of the After life in Nuer and Dinka Cosmology (Sudan).
• The Northern Thai Calendar and Its Uses.
• Some Imaginative Functions of Consciousness from a Balinese Form of Life on Lombok.
• Strands versus Structure in the Theory of Myth.
• Sun and Symbols : A Luba Story (Zaire).
• The Symbols of “Forest”: A Structural Analysis of Mbuti Culture and Social Organization.

CONTRIBUTORS –
• J.K. Doolan • Manabu Waida • Edward LiPuma • M.C. Jedrej • John W. Burton
• Richard Davis • Andrew Duff-Cooper • Gabriella Eichinger Ferro-Luzzi
• Th.J.A. Theuws • Mark S. Mosko

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