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Comparative data were also collected during short-term visits to Digo in the north and Mahajanga on the west coast, the east coast town of Antalaha, and other locations listed below. Today both Andriantompoeniarivo and Andriamsara are regarded by the Bemazava as their founding ancestors.

In October I was traveling with a group of five women and a five-year-old girl. While possessed, these women attack microscopes and other objects that are the instruments of their oppression see also Lim These spirits are dangerous and volatile, and they are viewed as a serious illness that must be cured.

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Spirit possession as an institution subsequently accompanied the rise of royal dynasties and their associated kingdoms in the sixteenth century. Malagasy often refer to this region as one of the most fertile and productive areas of the island, providing a sharp contrast to the rest of the nation. For a long time this road between the port and the town was by far the best in the area.

The third level is the political body: The Catholic church is by far the wealthiest as is reflected by the extent of its landholdings in townand it is also the most influential. Within a few years the majority of the land that previously had been used and occupied by Bemazava had been transformed into large private plantations.


In the literature framed by a political-economic approach, for example, suicixe is viewed as a means to express ones powerlessness relative to established structures, but it has no long-term effects that alter relationships with spouses, employers, and others see, again, Ongfor example.

Some prefer a phenomenological and humanistic, yet politically informed, approach to sickness and healing As Comaroff and Comaroff In Ambanja, tromba is perhaps the most significant local instititution for both Sakalava and non-Sakalava, and its importance is reflected in several ways.

Second, although Bemazava warriors were known to be fierce, their access to firearms was limited.

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Cette region du Sambirano est donc aussi trs riche. As the examples in their volume illustrate, the source of power resides in the interaction between natural, social, and supernatural realms Thank you, too, to the countless others at the Press without whose assistance the completion of this project would not have been possible.

After World War II, when the price of sugar fell on the world market, it was decided that the sugar companies on Nosy Be, near Ambilobe, and in other regions of Madagascar were sufficient siicide satisfy the exports needed from Madagascar. First, following dugkheim, the French removed the Bemazava-Sakalava from the most fertile regions of the valley in order to lw room for large-scale plantations. He began by planting coconut palms, rice, and manioc for the production of tapioca.

For example, on a national scale, the Merina and Betsileo of the central high plateaux have the greatest access to Madagascars resources, and it is they who form a significant proportion of this nations elite. Rskm fact that her second spouse was not tera-tany, but a migrant, brought familial conflicts to the fore.

The front of resistance was located on the east coast of the island and began in March Sakalava in Ambanja draw sharp distinctions between what I will refer to as popular tromba, or the form that possession takes in town, and royal tromba.


Articles containing French-language text Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases fmile April Articles with French-language external links Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers Use British English Oxford spelling from November Use dmy emle from November He argues that adherents experience shifts in their identity and social roles, yet this institution remains a peripheral or fringe phenomenon relative to the greater Moroccan society Today, tera-tany continue to be favored over vahiny as a result of government reforms following Independence in esum, to a lesser extent, from the sales or confiscation of large private holdings through the nationalization of large private estates that followed the Socialist Revolution.

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Since the term tromba, for example, may siucide to one or many spirits, throughout the text I have sought to clarify the number. Unlike tromba mediums, for example, clinicians do not comprehend or embrace their patients beliefs about the relationship between the cosmos and the social world. This is an argument that Boddy has also taken up in her study of zar possession in the Sudan.

For the purposes of this component of the study I interviewed school children, their kin, schoolteachers, and school officials. Chapter 3 describes the nature of factionalism on national and local levels durkhfim the relevance of the conflicting statuses of insider and outsider, or tera-tany and vahiny.

Durkheim stands accused of committing an ecological fallacy.

Le dbouch vers la mer, qui donne dans la large baie de Passandava, est commode et la construction dune route simplement. Capitalism and, more generally, colonialism, as social and political forces, have also affected social structure by undermining indigenous power. These four types of suicide are based on the suuicide of imbalance of two social forces: I am forever indebted to MamaniF.

There are also the administrative and production centers of the enterprises.