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Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society

Marja-Liisa Swantz

Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society

with special reference to women.

by Marja-Liisa Swantz

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Published by Gleerup in Lund .
Written in English


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SeriesStudia missionalia Upsaliensia -- 16
The Physical Object
Pagination300p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20175257M

Zaramo - Bibliography Beidelman, Thomas O. () Roots of Traditional Personality Development among the Zaramo in Costal Tanzania. Finland. Iliffe, John (). A Modern History of Tanganyika. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Zaramo Society. Uppsala: Scandinavian Institute of African Studies. ‘Epidemiology of spirit possession among the Luvale of Zambia.’ In Women in Ritual and Symbolic Zulu Zion and Some Swazi Zionists. London: Oxford University Press, Google Scholar. Swantz, Marja-Lisa. Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Zaramo Society. Lund: Gleerup, Continuity, Change, and Challenge in African Medicine. In Cited by: 8.

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Zaramo ETHNONYMS: Zalamo, Zalamu, Zaramu Orientation Identification. "Wazaramo" is the preferred name for the people who live in the coastal area of Tanzania, in the vicinity of the capital city, Dar es Salaam. "Wazaramo" refers to the ethnic group, "Mzaramo" to an individual, and "Kizaramo" to the language. Source for information on Zaramo: Encyclopedia of World Cultures dictionary. The Journal of Religion in Africa prides itself on being highly international and is the only English-language journal dedicated to the study of religion and ritual throughout Africa. RG Journal.


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MARJA-LIISA SWANTZ. Studia Missionalia Upsaliensia XVI. Uppsala: C.W.K. Gleerup Lund, pp., separately bound, indexes, photographic plates. No price stated. There is less to this book than meets the eye. We are promised a, study of how symbolic and ritual.

Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society with special reference to women. Lund, Gleerup, (OCoLC) Online version: Swantz, Marja-Liisa. Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society with special reference to women. Lund, Gleerup, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marja-Liisa Swantz.

(English) Book (Other academic) Abstract [en] a learned, thoroughly researched thesis, yet, with a practical intention and message. As a researcher the author has lived for many years among the Zaramo people, with a dedicated intention to identify with their Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society book, and this alone has made it possible to observe and interpret their symbolic life to the extent found here.

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No price stated. - Volume 14 Issue 3 - Wyatt MacGaffeyAuthor: Wyatt MacGaffey, Marja-Liisa Swantz. In the first years of Tanzania's independence from Britain, she devoted five years () to participant research in a coastal Zaramo village near the capital city of Dar es Salaam.

The research culminated in her book, Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Tanzanian Society, and a doctorate in Anthropology of Religion, which she received from Cited by: 1.

Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society with special reference to women. As a researcher the author has lived for many years among the Zaramo people, with a dedicated intention to identify with their life, and this alone has made it possible to observe and interpret their symbolic life to the extent found here.

Anthropology Author: Marja-Liisa Swantz. The Matrilineal and Patrilineal Clan Lineages. Swantz, Marja-Liisa () Ritual and Symbol: Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Zaramo Society with Special Reference to : Kumiko Sakamoto. Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society with special reference to women Swantz, Marja-Liisa Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology.

REFERENCES 1. These rituals are described in Swantz M. Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Zaramo Society with special reference to women. Gleerup, Lund, 2. Swantz L. The role of the medicine man among the Zaramo of Dar-es-Salaam.

Ph.D. Thesis, Univer- sity of DSM (unpublished). Ibid. by: Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Zaramo Society with Special Reference to Women by Marja-Lüsa Swantz (pp.

) Review by: W. Aylward Shorter DOI: / Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Zaramo Society. Uppsala: Scandinavian Institute of African Studies. Vuorela, U. The Women's Question and the Modes of Human Reproduction: An Analysis of a Tanzanian Village.

Finland. MJEMA User Contributions: Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic. In the first years of Tanzania s independence from Britain, she devoted five years () to participant research in a coastal Zaramo village near the capital city of Dar es Salaam.

The research culminated in her book, Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Tanzanian Society, and a doctorate in Anthropology of Religion, which she received from the Swedish University of Uppsala in Cited by: 1. The book is concerned with changes in ritual activities and symbol- ism in a Zaramo community and how these changes relate to wider processes of change within Zaramo society.

The general ap- proach represents an elaboration of the structural-functionalist creed that ritual and symbol are a Author: Richard T.

Curley. Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Zaramo Society: With Special Reference to Women Books By Marja-Liisa Swantz by Salome as a representative of the modern educated Zaramo people intersperse the author's descriptions of the rituals of womanhood, of individual and social healing, and of the ways conflict is symbolically manipulated and.

In the first years of Tanzania’s independence from Britain, she devoted five years () to participant research in a coastal Zaramo village near the capital city of Dar es Salaam.

The research culminated in her book, Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Tanzanian Society, and a doctorate in Anthropology of Religion, which she received. The Zaramo society's history has long been influenced by the coastal encounter between the Arab-Persian and African populations typical of East Africa, since the 8th century.

During the colonial era, the influence came from the encounter between the African people, Arab-Swahili trader intermediaries and the European powers, but it broadly coopted the older slave-driven, social stratification Tanzania: ~ million.

Ritual and Symbol in Transitional Zaramo Society: With Special Reference to Women - Mar by Marja-Liisa Swantz Roots of traditional personality development among the Zaramo in coastal Tanzania (Publication - Central Union - by Anja Forssen Matrilineal Peoples of Eastern Tanzania.

The role of the medicine man among the Zaramo of Dar-es-Salaam. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam. Swantz, M. L. Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society. Uppsala, Sweden: Gleerup (Studia Missionalia Upsaliensia XVI). The spirit possession cults and their social setting in a Zaramo coastal society.

Ritual and symbol in transitional Zaramo society with special emphasis on women. Uppsala, Sweden: Scandinavian Institute of African Studies. (Originally published )Cited by:   It provides a reassessment of the conventional theoretical viewpoint that such cults are peripheral to the wider society's value and socio-cultural structure, asserting that in this case they are, in fact, not only central to it but actually one of its most illuminating expressions.

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