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Author Dettwyler, Katherine A.

Title Dancing skeletons : life and death in West Africa / Katherine A. Dettwyler.

Publication Info. Prospect Heights, Ill. : Waveland Press, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.461 D483D    Check Shelf
Description vii, 172 pages : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Return to the field -- Of mosquitoes and men -- Female circumcision: not just another bit of exotic trivia -- Of worms and other parasites -- The Grande Marche -- Rural Africa at last -- Children, snakes and death -- Bad breath, gangrene, and God's angels -- Poulet bicyclette -- I give you rural Africa -- Turtles all the way down -- Dancing skeletons -- Mother love and child death -- Postscript, 1993.
Subject Anthropology, Cultural -- Mali -- Personal Narratives.
Child Welfare -- Mali -- Personal Narratives.
Fertility -- Mali -- Personal Narratives.
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena -- Mali -- Personal Narratives.
Women -- Mali -- Personal Narratives.
Nutritional anthropology -- Mali -- Case studies.
Infants -- Nutrition -- Mali.
Children -- Health and hygiene -- Mali.
Fertility, Human -- Mali.
ISBN 088133748X
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