The Resource The intestines of the state : youth, violence, and belated histories in the Cameroon grassfields, Nicolas Argenti

The intestines of the state : youth, violence, and belated histories in the Cameroon grassfields, Nicolas Argenti

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The intestines of the state : youth, violence, and belated histories in the Cameroon grassfields
Title
The intestines of the state
Title remainder
youth, violence, and belated histories in the Cameroon grassfields
Statement of responsibility
Nicolas Argenti
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Table of contents and publisher description available via World Wide Web.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Argenti, Nicolas
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT571.O58
LC item number
A74 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oku (African people)
  • Oku (African people)
  • Oku (African people)
  • Slavery
  • Marginality, Social
  • Young men
  • Young men
  • North-West Province (Cameroon)
  • North-West Province (Cameroon)
Label
The intestines of the state : youth, violence, and belated histories in the Cameroon grassfields, Nicolas Argenti
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-345) and index
Contents
Centuries of youth : remembering, incorporation, and the reclamation of history -- Kings, slaves, and floating populations : discourses of centrality and marginality in the precolonial era -- Masks of terror and the subjection of cadets -- Aurora colonialis : German imperialism and the modernity of slavery -- Embodied histories : royal investiture, masking, and remembering -- From slaves to free boys : cadets' resistance to gerontocratic, colonial, and postcolonial authority -- The death of tears : mortuary rites and the indeterminacy of dance -- Dancing death : memorial celebrations, the politics of ritual laughter, and the embodied memories of youth -- Histories of the present, histories of the future
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 362 p.
Isbn
9780226026121
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007011955
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 2941295-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2941295
  • (Sirsi) o122525934
  • (OCoLC)122525934
Label
The intestines of the state : youth, violence, and belated histories in the Cameroon grassfields, Nicolas Argenti
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-345) and index
Contents
Centuries of youth : remembering, incorporation, and the reclamation of history -- Kings, slaves, and floating populations : discourses of centrality and marginality in the precolonial era -- Masks of terror and the subjection of cadets -- Aurora colonialis : German imperialism and the modernity of slavery -- Embodied histories : royal investiture, masking, and remembering -- From slaves to free boys : cadets' resistance to gerontocratic, colonial, and postcolonial authority -- The death of tears : mortuary rites and the indeterminacy of dance -- Dancing death : memorial celebrations, the politics of ritual laughter, and the embodied memories of youth -- Histories of the present, histories of the future
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 362 p.
Isbn
9780226026121
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007011955
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 2941295-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2941295
  • (Sirsi) o122525934
  • (OCoLC)122525934

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