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Chisungu: A Girl's Initiation Ceremony Among the Bemba of Zambia

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Chisungu: A Girl's Initiation Ceremony Among the Bemba of Zambia - Richards, Audrey
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While there have been a number of descriptions and interpretations of boys' initiation rituals, Audrey Richards's classic study of initiation rites among the Bemba remains one of the few studies to deal in detail with the initiation of girls into adult life. Dr Richards observed the entire chisungu or female initiation rite, an almost continuous series of complex ceremonies lasting for a month. Her detailed description of the elements of the ritual, and her analysis of it in terms of the culture of matrilineal society, ...

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Chisungu: A Girl's Initiation Ceremony Among the Bemba of Zambia 2014, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138833944

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Chisungu: A Girl's Initiation Ceremony Among the Bemba of Zambia 1982, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415036955

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Chisungu: A Girls' Initiation Ceremony Among the Bemba of Zambia 1982, Tavistock Publications, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780422780704

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