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Chisungu

A Girl"s Initiation Ceremony Among the Bemba of Zambia

by Audrey Richards

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL7481287M
ISBN 10041503695X
ISBN 109780415036955

Title: Chisungu: a girl's initiation ceremony among the Bemba of Zambia: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Richards A. Chisungu: a girls' initiation ceremony among the Bemba of Zambia / Audrey I. Richards ; introduction by Jean La Fontaine Richards, Audrey I. (Audrey Isabel), View online Borrow.

Buy Chisungu: A Girl's Initiation Ceremony Among the Bemba of Zambia 2nd edition by Richards, Audrey () Paperback by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Richards () in her dated, but excellent book Chisungu: A girl’s initiation ceremony among the Bemba of Zambia has given a detailed record of female puberty initiation rites (Chisungu) among the Bemba people of Zambia. She argues that the Chisungu ceremony prepares the girl for marriage and for a change of status.

The book is a detailed description, analysis, and interpretation of the rites in relation to their cultural setting and in the conceptual terms of pertinent theories. Two valuable appendices give the distribution of the chisungu ceremonies in central Africa, and the texts, translations, and interpre- tations of the by: 1. In his book The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (), sociologist Max Weber connects the economic system of capitalism with the Protestant religion. Identify the connection Weber made between capitalism and Protestantism. Protestant values of self-denial .


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Her detailed description of the elements of the ritual, and her analysis of it in terms of the culture of matrilineal society, have made this Price: $ Book Description.

While there have been a number of descriptions and interpretations of boys' initiation rituals, Audrey Richards's classic study of initiation rites among the Bemba remains one of the few studies to deal in detail with the initiation of girls into adult life.

Dr Richards observed the entire chisungu or female initiation. While there have been a number of descriptions and interpretations of boys' initiation rituals, Audrey Richards's classic study of initiation rites among the Bemba remains one of the few studies to deal in detail with the initiation of girls into adult life.

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While there have been a number of descriptions and interpretations of boys' initiation rituals, Audrey Richards's classic study of initiation rites among the Bemba remains one of the few studies to deal in detail with the initiation of girls.

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Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a descriptive and interpretive account of the CHISUNGU or girls' initiation ceremony among the Bemba of Northern Rhodesia.

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London: Tavistock Publications, pp. Tips and spine ends are bumped and rubbed. Edges of text block have soiling and light smudges. Spine has a small slant.

Text block has a small bend. Spine is sunned. Text is unmarked. Reprint. Paperback. Good Plus.Dr Richards observed the entire chisungu or female initiation rite, an almost continuous series of complex ceremonies lasting for a month.

Her detailed description of the elements of the ritual, and her analysis of it in terms of the culture of matrilineal society, have made this .Audrey Isabel Richards, CBE, FBA (8 July – 29 June ), was a pioneering British social anthropologist.

She produced notable ethnographic studies. The most famous of which is Chisingu: A Girl's initiation ceremony among the Bemba of Zambia. Her work also covered diverse topics such as nutrition, family structure, migration, and : 8 JulyLondon, England.