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  • ISBN 1868144704
  • ISBN13 978-1868144709
  • Language English
  • Author Roger Hewitt
  • Publisher Wits University Press (August 1, 2008)
  • Pages 264
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  • Subcategory Humanities
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Analyses texts drawn from the Bleek and Lloyd Archive, arguably one of the most important collections for the understanding of South African cultural heritage and in particular the traditions of the /Xam, South Africas first people.

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The book offers an analysis of the entire corpus of /Xam narratives found in the Bleek and Lloyd collection, focusing particularly on.How did you like the book?

The book offers an analysis of the entire corpus of /Xam narratives found in the Bleek and Lloyd collection, focusing particularly on the cycle of narratives concerning the trickster /Kaggen (Mantis). These are examined on three levels from the ‘deep structures’ with resonances in other areas of /Xam culture and supernatural belief, through the recurring patterns of narrative composition apparent across the cycle and finally touching on the observable differences in the performances by the various /Xam collaborators. On the bookshelvesAll. Wicca & Witchcraft & Occult & New Age.

The book offers an analysis of the entire corpus of /Xam narratives found in the Bleek and Lloyd collection .

The book offers an analysis of the entire corpus of /Xam narratives found in the Bleek and Lloyd collection, focusing particularly on the cycle of narratives concerning the trickster /Kaggen (Mantis). It will be a welcome addition to the recently burgeoning literature on the place of the /Xam hunter-gatherers in the complex history of South African culture and society.

Analyses texts drawn from the Bleek and Lloyd Archive, arguably one of the most important collections for the understanding of South African cultural heritage and in particular the traditions of the /Xam, South Africas first people.

2 Introduction to the narratives: their context, performance and scope.

Published by: Wits University Press. 2 Introduction to the narratives: their context, performance and scope. Like many other San groups, the ǀXam had a highly verbal culture. Indeed, speech was almost a continual social activity.

Structure, Meaning and Ritual in the Narratives of the Southern Sa. The idea that all aspects of Khoekhoe culture are better understood within the frame of the Khoisan universe can be labelled the 'Khoisan paradigm'

Structure, Meaning and Ritual in the Narratives of the Southern San. Book. The idea that all aspects of Khoekhoe culture are better understood within the frame of the Khoisan universe can be labelled the 'Khoisan paradigm'. Starting with a short history of this leading paradigm, the present article provides arguments to reconsider the Khoekhoe pastoral traditions, a segment of Khoekhoe culture that is crucial to understanding the origin and history of herding/pastoralism in southern Africa. It is argued that, contrary to the biological and linguistic dimensions of the Khoekhoe, these pastoral traditions testify to East African connections.

Find nearly any book by Roger Hewitt. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. White Backlash and the Politics of Multiculturalism. ISBN 9780511489198 (978-0-511-48919-8) Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Khoisan (/ˈkɔɪsɑːn/), or according to the contemporary Khoekhoegowab orthography Khoe-Sān (pronounced: ), is a catch-all term for the "non-Bantu" indigenous peoples of Southern Africa.

Hewitt, Roger, Structure, Meaning and Ritual in the Narratives of the Southern San (Johannesburg .

Hewitt, Roger, Structure, Meaning and Ritual in the Narratives of the Southern San (Johannesburg: Witwatersrand UP, 2008). CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Koorts, W. P. & Slotegraaf, . ‘/Xam sidereal narratives and Gideon Retief von Wielligh’s Boesman-stories 2’. Conference Paper presented at the 2005 African Astronomical History Symposium, Cape Town. Krog, Antjie, Country of My Skull (Johannesburg: Random House, 1998).

Hewitt's first books, Structure, Meaning, and Ritual in the Narratives of the Southern San, and White Talk Black Talk: Inter-racial Friendship and Communication amongst Adolescents, were published in 1986. In 1997, Hewitt published Routes of Racism: The Social Basis of Racist Action. With Neil Spicer, Hewitt published The Mainstreaming of the Lambeth, Southwark, and Lewisham in 2002. That same year he and Spicer published Projects, Participation, and Partnerships with the additional assistance of Jane Tooke. In 2005, Hewitt wrote On the Margins?

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