The Resource Iron, gender, and power : rituals of transformation in African societies, Eugenia W. Herbert

Iron, gender, and power : rituals of transformation in African societies, Eugenia W. Herbert

Label
Iron, gender, and power : rituals of transformation in African societies
Title
Iron, gender, and power
Title remainder
rituals of transformation in African societies
Statement of responsibility
Eugenia W. Herbert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herbert, Eugenia W
Dewey number
303.3/72/096
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN645
LC item number
.H43 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
African systems of thought
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industries, Primitive
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Iron industry and trade
  • Iron
  • Cosmology, African
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Sex role
  • Industries primitives
  • Rites et cérémonies
  • Fer
  • Fer
  • Cosmologie africaine
  • Pouvoir (Sciences sociales)
  • Rôle selon le sexe
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Cosmology, African
  • Industries, Primitive
  • Iron
  • Iron industry and trade
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Sex role
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
  • IJzerbereiding
  • Riten
  • Sekserol
Label
Iron, gender, and power : rituals of transformation in African societies, Eugenia W. Herbert
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=660
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-270) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Techniques and Cosmology -- pt. 1. Those Who Play with Fire: African Metallurgy as Epic Drama. 1. The Actors and the Artifacts. 2. Rituals of Transformation and Procreation. 3. Rituals of Transformation: Exclusions and Taboos. 4. The Smith and the Forge. 5. Ironmaking and Belief -- pt. 2. Symmetrics and Asymmetries: Power and Fertility. 6. Le Roi-Forgeron. 7. Of Forests and Furnaces, Anvils and Antelopes. 8. Potters and Pots. Conclusion: Anthropomorphism and the Genderization of Power -- Appendix: Reconstructions of Iron Smelting in Africa
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585019529
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42854135
  • (OCoLC)ocm42854135
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Iron, gender, and power : rituals of transformation in African societies, Eugenia W. Herbert
Link
https://ezproxy.lib.ou.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=660
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-270) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Techniques and Cosmology -- pt. 1. Those Who Play with Fire: African Metallurgy as Epic Drama. 1. The Actors and the Artifacts. 2. Rituals of Transformation and Procreation. 3. Rituals of Transformation: Exclusions and Taboos. 4. The Smith and the Forge. 5. Ironmaking and Belief -- pt. 2. Symmetrics and Asymmetries: Power and Fertility. 6. Le Roi-Forgeron. 7. Of Forests and Furnaces, Anvils and Antelopes. 8. Potters and Pots. Conclusion: Anthropomorphism and the Genderization of Power -- Appendix: Reconstructions of Iron Smelting in Africa
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585019529
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)42854135
  • (OCoLC)ocm42854135
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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