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1 Hammoudi, Abdellah The Victim and Its Masks: an essay on sacrifice and masquerade in the Maghreb
Chicago University of Chicago Press, 1993 Reprint Hard Cover Fine Hard Cover 
Lovely, sturdy copy of this classic in ethnology of the Maghreb, translated by Paula Wissing. Eight black-and-white plates. Reprint of the original French edition. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither highlighting nor underliningContents: Toward a Systematic Ethnography of the Festival: Colonial Anthropology on the Sacrifice & the Masquerade: In Search of a Lost Religion; Human Action in Its Environment: Concerning Some Structural Tensions; The Sacrifice; Narratives about Bilmawn: The Scenario; Bilmawn Observed: His Preparation & Accession; Bilmawn Observed: Street Theater; Local Exegesis; The Sacrifice & the Masquerade Interpreted: Theoretical Approaches; Prayer & Preparation of the Victim: Ideal Community, & the Division & Hierarchy of Ritual Roles; The Rite & the Myth: Sense & Nonsense about the Sacrifice; The Masks & their Forays: Marginality, Hyperdefinition, & the Revenge of the Son; On Indetermination & the Deceptions of a Second Founding Drama. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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