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Melodies of Mourning free pdf This work presents a theoretically rich and ethnographically vivid account of the way that song, dance and musical sensitivity weave into the lives of an aboriginal community of Australia. It focuses upon the song and associated emotional experience of women, and the way in which children are socialized into the musical and imaginative discourses and practices of the adult world. It makes a distinctive contribution to the tradition of anthropological analysis which focuses on the located nature of human sensual experience.

About Fiona Magowan

Fiona Magowan is a lecturer in Anthropology at Queen's University, Belfast

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Author : Fiona Magowan
Publisher : James Currey
Data Published : 19 April 2007
ISBN : 0852559925
EAN : 9780852559925
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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