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Coming into existence : birth and metaphors of birth / edited with an introduction by Göran Aijmer.

By: Aijmer, Göran L
Contributor(s): IASSA Conference (1991: Gothenburg) | Göteborgs Universitet. Institute for Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology
Language: English Publisher: Gothenburg : IASSA, 1992.Description: vii, 159p. : ill. ; 21cm.ISBN: 9163010410
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Bibl.: p.154-159. - Papers read at an IASSA Conference in Gothenburg, June 1991 on the topic "Birth and metaphors of birth" (cf. Pref.). - Contents: Coming into existence / G. Aijmer; The process of childbirth and becoming related among Malays in Palau Langkawi / J. Carsten; Becoming human in Dogon, Mali / Walter E.A. van Beek; Birth and the beginning of social life among the Zafimaniry of Madagascar / M. Bloch; Birth rituals and the reception of newcomers: a comparative exploration of cultural integration in Tuvalu and East Java / Barbara Lüem; How to make a stone give birth to itself: reproduction and auto-reproduction in medieval and renaissance alchemy / Âsa Boholm.