Anne Storch (ed.): Perception of the Invisible [PDF]

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Religion, Historical Semantics and the Role of Perceptive Verbs

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ISBN 978-3-89645-603-8 Artikelnummer: 603 Kategorie: Schlagwörter: , , , , , , , ,

Beschreibung

2010
393 Seiten
5 Karten, 14 Farbfotos, 1 s/w-Foto, 3 Farbabbildungen, zahlreiche Tabellen und Übersichten

Textsprache(n): Englisch, Französisch

INHALT

I. Representations of Invisible/Unseen Objects

Heike Behrend:
Electricity, Spirit Mediums and the Media of Spirits

Gerrit J. Dimmendaal:
Perception of the Living Dead and the Invisible Hand in Teso-Turkana

Sylvie Donnat:
Written Pleas to the Invisible World – Texts as Media between Living and Dead in Pharaonic Egypt

Johannes Harnischfeger:
Spiritual Warfare in Igboland, Southeast Nigeria

Joseph Koni Muluwa / Koen Bostoen:
Les plantes et l’invisible chez les Mbuun, Mpiin et Nsong (Bandundu, RD Congo)

Anja Kootz:
Imagination and its Readings in Ancient Egypt

Juan-Carlos Moreno García:
Oracles, Ancestor Cults and Letters to the Dead – The Involvement of the Dead in the Public and Private Family Affairs in Pharaonic Egypt


II. Social Organization and History

Keith Allan:
Taboos and Quirks of Human Behaviour

Gumma Ibrahim / Marcus Jaeger:
Invisible Bonds between Kordofan and Dongolawi Nubians According to Tagle Oral Traditions

Ulrich Kleinewillinghöfer:
Bogon akolesa – Taboos of the Chala. “Why we shouldn’t do what we don’t do”

Françoise Labrique:
Percevoir le divin, selon le cycle des legends thébaines dans Ovide, Méthamorphoses III

III. Perceptive Preferences and the Categorization Patterns

Walter E.A. van Beek:
Eyes on Top? Culture and the Weight of the Senses

Roger M. Blench:
The Sensory World – Ideophones in Africa and Elsewhere

Evelyn Fogwe Chibaka:
The ‘Invisible’ Perception Verbs Comparison – In Mankon and Meta Succession-Induction Traditional Rites

Yvonne Treis:
Perception Verbs and Taste Adjectives in Kambaata and Beyond

IV. Language and Discourse

Gratien G. Atindogbé:
Naming the invisible in Bantu Languages of Cameroon – On the Semantic Coherence of Nominal Class Systems

Anne-Maria Fehn / Anne Storch:
Water and Inversion – African Conceptualization