Ancestors, Power and History in Madagascar (STUDIES OF RELIGION IN AFRICA)

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The peoples of Madagascar are renowned for the prominence they give to the dead. In this edited volume, regional specialists reassess the significance of ancestors for changing relations of power, emerging identities, and local historical consciousness.

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Karen Middleton, D.Phil. (1988) in Anthropology, University of Oxford, is the author of several articles on the culture and history of the Karembola of southern Madagascar.

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'"This volume reinforces the argument for discarding the myth of the "Malagasy Kingdom" and the traditional obsession with te Marina.'" Gwyn Campbell, "African Studies Review."

'This volume reinforces the argument for discarding the myth of the "Malagasy Kingdom" and the traditional obsession with te Marina.' Gwyn Campbell, African Studies Review.

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