Remains of Ritual: Northern Gods in a Southern Land

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Remains of Ritual , Steven M. Friedson's second book on musical experience in African ritual, focuses on the Brekete/Gorovodu religion of the Ewe people. Friedson presents a multifaceted understanding of religious practice through a historical and ethnographic study of one of the dominant ritual sites on the southern coast of Ghana: a medicine shrine whose origins lie in the northern region of the country. Each chapter of this fascinating book considers a different aspect of ritual life, demonstrating throughout that none ...

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    • Title: Remains of Ritual: Northern Gods in a Southern Land by Steven M. Friedson
    • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780226265056, 0226265056
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    • Edition: 2009 1st edition
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