The Resource Formations of ritual : colonial and anthropological discourses on the Sinhala yaktovil, David Scott

Formations of ritual : colonial and anthropological discourses on the Sinhala yaktovil, David Scott

Label
Formations of ritual : colonial and anthropological discourses on the Sinhala yaktovil
Title
Formations of ritual
Title remainder
colonial and anthropological discourses on the Sinhala yaktovil
Statement of responsibility
David Scott
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scott, David
Index
index present
LC call number
DS489.25.S5
LC item number
S38 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people)
  • Sinhalese (Sri Lankan people)
  • Medicine, Ayurvedic
  • Exorcism
  • Devinuvara (Sri Lanka)
Label
Formations of ritual : colonial and anthropological discourses on the Sinhala yaktovil, David Scott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-293) and index
Contents
Ethnographic Topoi -- Situating Yakku -- Malign glances : Distiya and the ethics of composure -- Tovil Natima (the dancing of tovil) -- Colonial discourses -- Exorcisms and demonic experience, anthropology and Yaktovil -- Colonial Christian discourse, demonism, and Sinhala religion -- Reconstructing anthropological objects -- Historicizing tradition : Buddhism and the discourse of Yakku -- The ends and strategy of Yaktovil
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 300 p.
Isbn
9780816622559
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93005648
System control number
  • 1084886-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1084886
  • (Sirsi) o28494986
  • (OCoLC)28494986
Label
Formations of ritual : colonial and anthropological discourses on the Sinhala yaktovil, David Scott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-293) and index
Contents
Ethnographic Topoi -- Situating Yakku -- Malign glances : Distiya and the ethics of composure -- Tovil Natima (the dancing of tovil) -- Colonial discourses -- Exorcisms and demonic experience, anthropology and Yaktovil -- Colonial Christian discourse, demonism, and Sinhala religion -- Reconstructing anthropological objects -- Historicizing tradition : Buddhism and the discourse of Yakku -- The ends and strategy of Yaktovil
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 300 p.
Isbn
9780816622559
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93005648
System control number
  • 1084886-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1084886
  • (Sirsi) o28494986
  • (OCoLC)28494986

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