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Author Emoff, Ron.

Title Recollecting from the past : musical practice and spirit possession on the east coast of Madagascar / Ron Emoff.

Imprint Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.7299 EMO    Available
Description xvi, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Music/culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-232) and index.
Contents Some background on Tamatave -- Spirit practices on the east coast -- Maresaka -- Material media of maresaka : the value in things -- Recollecting -- Power, resistance?, valses -- Clinton, Bush, and Hussein in Tamatave -- Style as iconicity of aesthetics -- Discourse on illness, healing, and abnormality -- Imagining Antandroy in Tamatave-ville -- Retour.
Subject Folk music -- Madagascar -- Toamasina (Province) -- History and criticism.
Betsimisaraka (Malagasy people) -- Toamasina (Province) -- Music.
Antandroy (Malagasy people) -- Toamasina (Province) -- Music.
Betsimisaraka (Malagasy people) -- Toamasina (Province) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Antandroy (Malagasy people) -- Toamasina (Province) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Spirit possession -- Madagascar -- Toamasina (Province)
Ancestor worship -- Madagascar -- Toamasina (Province)
Toamasina (Madagascar : Province) -- Religious life and customs.
ISBN 0819564990 (cloth : alk. paper)
0819565008 (paper : alk. paper) : $19.95

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