Time, Space, and the Unknown: Maasai Configurations of Power & Providence

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations x
  • Preface xii
  • Note on Orthography xv
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • Part I - The Boundaries of Time, Space, and Certainty 13
  • 2 - The Age System, and the Social Construction of Time and Experience 15
  • 3 - Power and the Social Construction of Space 43
  • Notes 66
  • 4 - Providence and the Cosmology of Misfortune 67
  • Notes 95
  • 5 - The Loonkidongi Diviners and Prophets 98
  • 6 - Loonkidongi Oracles and Cyclical Reckoning Among the Maasai 124
  • Part II - Diverging Models in Space and Variation Over Time 145
  • 7 - The Purko Maasai in 1977 147
  • 8 - The Kisonko Maasai of Loitokitok in 1977 180
  • 9 - A Pre-Colonial Model and the Hub of Power 205
  • Notes 230
  • 10 - Alternative Models of Social Control Among the Arusha Maasai 234
  • 11 - Conclusion 248
  • References 272
  • Subject Index 279
  • Name Index 286
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