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Braided worlds / Alma Gottlieb & Philip Graham.

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Author/Creator:
Gottlieb, Alma.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 162 pages : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • A Beng path to birth (September 1986-May 1987). Alma : of blessings and bad faith ; Philip : the Scrabble champion ; Alma : two homes and a hospital
  • Censored words (March 1990). Philip : la crise ; Alma : can you teach anthropology to a toddler? ; Philip : our own house of mbari
  • Back in the village (May-June 1993). Alma : the house of Africa ; Philip : raising the stakes ; Alma : old agendas, new agendas ; Philip : the adventures of Tintin ; Alma : the spirit of grandfather Denju ; Philip : one screen door
  • Casting spells (June-July 1993). Alma : another story to confess ; Philip : anything but invisible ; Alma : too expensive to die ; Philip : the waiting fax
  • Things of the heart (July-August 1993). Alma : mad to be modern ; Philip : my father's African afterlife ; Alma : the first twelve months of life ; Philip : welcoming ghosts ; Alma : Amenan's lament ; Philip : "Denju, Denju" ; Alma : mystical musical chairs ; Philip : gifting party ; Alma : tying up loose ends ; Philip : shooting fish
  • A different fieldwork site (January 1994). Alma : converging paths ; Philip : "ka-na poblé"
  • Epilogue : Côte d'Ivoire and the Beng in crisis
  • A brief note about the Beng.
Contributor:
Graham, Philip, 1951-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780226305271
0226305279
9780226305288
0226305287

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