Of Life And Health (eBook)
The Language Of Art And Religion In An African Medical System
de Alexis Bekyane Tengan
Sobre o livro
An anthropological study of the health system of the Dagara people of northern Ghana and southern Burkina Faso,Of Life and Health develops a cultural and epistemological lexicon of Dagara life by examining its religious, ritual, and artistic expressions. Consisting of ethnographic descriptions and analysis of six Dagara cultic institutions, each of which deals with different aspects of sustaining and transmitting life, the volume gives a holistic account of the Dagara knowledge system.