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The Resource Twins in African and diaspora cultures : double trouble, twice blessed, edited by Philip M. Peek, (electronic resource)

Twins in African and diaspora cultures : double trouble, twice blessed, edited by Philip M. Peek, (electronic resource)

Label
Twins in African and diaspora cultures : double trouble, twice blessed
Title
Twins in African and diaspora cultures
Title remainder
double trouble, twice blessed
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip M. Peek
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
Dewey number
306.875096
LC call number
GN236.5
LC item number
.T85 2011
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Peek, Philip M
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  • Twins
  • Twins
  • Twins in art
  • African diaspora
Label
Twins in African and diaspora cultures : double trouble, twice blessed, edited by Philip M. Peek, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : beginning to rethink twins / Philip M. Peek -- Twins and double beings among the Bamana and Maninka of Mali / Pascal James Imperato and Gavin H. Imperato -- Twins and intertwinement : reflections on ambiguity and ambivalence in northwestern Namibia / Steven Van Wolputte -- Sustaining the oneness in their twoness : poetics of twin figures (ère ìbejì) among the Yoruba / Babatunde Lawal -- "Son dos los jimagüas" ("the twins are two") : worship of the sacred twins in Lucumí religious culture / Ysamur Flores-Pena -- Twins, couples, and doubles and the negotiation of spirit-human identities among the Win / Susan Cooksey -- Double portraits : images of twinness in West African studio photography / C. Angelo Micheli -- Forever liminal : twins among the Kapsiki/Higi of north Cameroon and northeastern Nigeria / Walter E.A. Van Beek -- Snake, bush, and metaphor : twinship among Ubangians / Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers -- Fiction and forbidden sexual fantasy in the culture of Temne twins / Frederick John Lamp -- Embodied dilemma : Tabwa twinship in thought and performance / Allen F. Roberts -- Children of the moon : twins in Luba art and ontology / Mary Nooter Roberts -- Two equals three : twins and the trickster in Haitian vodou / Marilyn Houlberg -- Divine children : the ibejis and the erês in Brazilian candomblé / Stefania Capone -- The ambiguous ordinariness of Yoruba twins / Elisha P. Renne -- Twins, albinos, and vanishing prisoners : a Mozambican theory of political power / Paulo Granjo
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000526290
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780253356246
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011017162
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000526290
Label
Twins in African and diaspora cultures : double trouble, twice blessed, edited by Philip M. Peek, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : beginning to rethink twins / Philip M. Peek -- Twins and double beings among the Bamana and Maninka of Mali / Pascal James Imperato and Gavin H. Imperato -- Twins and intertwinement : reflections on ambiguity and ambivalence in northwestern Namibia / Steven Van Wolputte -- Sustaining the oneness in their twoness : poetics of twin figures (ère ìbejì) among the Yoruba / Babatunde Lawal -- "Son dos los jimagüas" ("the twins are two") : worship of the sacred twins in Lucumí religious culture / Ysamur Flores-Pena -- Twins, couples, and doubles and the negotiation of spirit-human identities among the Win / Susan Cooksey -- Double portraits : images of twinness in West African studio photography / C. Angelo Micheli -- Forever liminal : twins among the Kapsiki/Higi of north Cameroon and northeastern Nigeria / Walter E.A. Van Beek -- Snake, bush, and metaphor : twinship among Ubangians / Jan-Lodewijk Grootaers -- Fiction and forbidden sexual fantasy in the culture of Temne twins / Frederick John Lamp -- Embodied dilemma : Tabwa twinship in thought and performance / Allen F. Roberts -- Children of the moon : twins in Luba art and ontology / Mary Nooter Roberts -- Two equals three : twins and the trickster in Haitian vodou / Marilyn Houlberg -- Divine children : the ibejis and the erês in Brazilian candomblé / Stefania Capone -- The ambiguous ordinariness of Yoruba twins / Elisha P. Renne -- Twins, albinos, and vanishing prisoners : a Mozambican theory of political power / Paulo Granjo
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000526290
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780253356246
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011017162
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000526290

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