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Dahomean Narrative

A Cross-Cultural Analysis

by Melville J. Herskovits

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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Mythology, African,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Folklore,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African,
  • Oral tradition,
  • Tales,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Benin

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJane Guyer (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7979303M
    ISBN 100810116502
    ISBN 109780810116504

    Dahomean narrative forms and a forty-page cross-cultural analysis of myth. Book Reviews 63 The authors say that these narratives have taught them much about "how the Dahomean sees his world and himself, and how his imagination plays on the realities of everyday life." In making these. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

    Dahomean definition is - of or relating to Dahomey (Benin) or its inhabitants. Dahomean Narrative: A Cross-CulturalAnalysis. By MELVILLE J. and FRANCES S. HERSKOVITS. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, I Pp. xvi+ $o. THIS book is the latest stage in a comprehensive survey of one of the richest of West African cultures; and as such it is most fruitfully read as a sequel to the authors' earlier two-volume.

    Irving Penn photographs of Dahomey () Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Hatje Cantz, - Photography - 79 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Section 1. Section 2. Section 3. 4 . 1 • Dahomean Narrative and Its Contradictions The distinctive feature of Dahomean Narrative, one that sets it apart among contemporary works, is that it is the creation of two disciplines and two sensibilities. It certainly would be simplistic to argue that Dahomean Narrative is the product of Melville, the anthropologist, and Frances, the.


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Dahomean Narrative. A Cross-Cultural Analysis. Melville J. Herskovits and Frances S. Herskovits. This new edition brings back into print one of the classics in scholarly analysis and translation, written by one of the luminaries of American cultural anthropology.

Melville Herskovits and his wife and collaborator Frances spent over twenty years. Published as a companion piece to Northwestern University Press's West African Folktales, Dahomean Narrative provides the basic texts of material collected in the field, and shows how they were collected, analyzed, and theorized in the anthropological and folklore disciplinary traditions of Herskovits's day.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), Dahomean narrative. Evanston [Ill.] Northwestern University Press []. The Kingdom of Dahomey (/ d ə ˈ h oʊ m i /) was an African kingdom (located within the area of the present-day country of Benin) that existed from about untilwhen the last king, Béhanzin, was defeated by the French, and the country was annexed into the French colonial y developed on the Abomey Plateau amongst the Fon people in the early 17th century and became a Capital: Abomey.

Dahomean Narrative: A Cross-Cultural Analysis [Melville J. Herskovits, Frances S. Herskovits and Jane Guyer]. This new edition brings back into print one of the classics in scholarly analysis and translation, written by one of the luminaries of Ameri.

The Dahomean, went deeper into the way of life of this African country than roots did. There was surely more than one tribe of people on the boat that brought black slaves to America, so I enjoyed both books and their following stories.

Read more. One person found this helpful.5/5(7). Dahomean Narrative by Melville J. Herskovits,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). Dahomey fell within the French sphere of influence, and there was already a small French colony at Porto-Novo when, in aboutfemale troops were involved in an incident that resulted in a Author: Mike Dash.

The Dahomean: An Historical Novel traces the life and times of Nyasanu, the second son of an influential village chief in Dahomey named Gbenu.

Gbenu is a thoughtful chief aware of the pitfalls of. Melville Jean Herskovits (Septem – Febru ) was an American anthropologist who helped establish African and African-American studies in American is known for exploring the cultural continuity from African cultures as expressed in African-American communities.

He worked with his wife Frances (Shapiro) Herskovits, also an anthropologist, in the field in South Doctoral advisor: Franz Boas. Published as a companion piece to Northwestern University Press's West African Folktales, Dahomean Narrative provides the basic texts of material collected in the field, and shows how they were collected, analyzed, and theorized in the anthropological and folklore disciplinary traditions of Herskovits's n: Jude Shaw Author.

likes 3 talking about this. Friendlytown Trilogy, Narrative by Jude Shaw Book 1: Leaving Dahomey (Set in Dahomey ) Book 2: Violet's Dance (Set in America ~. Dahomean Narrative: A Cross-Cultural Analysis by Frances Herskovits; Melville Jean Herskovits. Northwestern University Press, Textbook Binding.

Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. "The Dahomean" by Frank Yerby is a historical novel set in Dahomey during the 19th Century.

Through the eyes of the main character Hweshu, a man of some standing, we witness the lives of various people and how their lives are shaped by their culture/5. other cultural context; it is a traditional Dahomean narrative, which explains a change of cult procedure, contains a cosmology, and achieves a dramatic literary structure.

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When this book was first published inMelville luminaries of American Herskovits, with his wife and collaborator, Frances, had spent over Twenty years studying the social networks, language, and oral traditions of the peoples of West Africa and their descendants in the New.