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  • Title Boyhood Rituals in an African Society: An Interpretation
  • Author Simon Ottenberg
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition First Edition
  • Pages 368
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
  • Date 1989
  • Illustrated Yes
  • ISBN 9780295965758 / 0295965754
  • Weight 1.65 lbs (0.75 kg)
  • Library of Congress subjects Igbo children, Igbo (African people) - Rites and ceremonies
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 87-21701
  • Dewey Decimal Code 392.140

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Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1989. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket, 343 pages. This is an anthropological study of boyhood in a group of related Igbo villages called Afikpo, in souteastern Nigeria. About half of the book is taken up with the description and analysis of adolescent initiation rites, providing a close and detailed view of rituals that for the most part have only been touched upon in literature. The work makes use of psychoanalytic theory, with a logic that is grounded in data, blended with traditional cultural anthropological analysis. Ottenberg's understanding of the dynamics of the symbols and their unstated meanings contributes to the study of ritual process in any society. The data on ritual initiation alo0ne make this a major contribution to African ethnography, and Ottenberg's descriptive material on male secrecy and related gender distinctions provides a background fora more general understanding of West African… Read More
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