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Les jardins du nomade : cosmologie, territoire et personne dans le désert occidental australien, Sylvie Poirier

Label
Les jardins du nomade : cosmologie, territoire et personne dans le désert occidental australien
Title
Les jardins du nomade
Title remainder
cosmologie, territoire et personne dans le désert occidental australien
Statement of responsibility
Sylvie Poirier
Creator
Subject
Language
fre
Summary
Study of the relation of the personal, cosmological and the social domains as mediated through the process of dreams in the Kukatja / Pintupi and Ngarti / Walmadjarri peoples of the Balgo (Wirrimanu) region, Great Sandy Desert, WA; background introduction to the region - contact history, mission, contemporary situation in Balgo; Tjukurrpa (Law) (Dreaming) as multidimensional ideological and mythological structure; ancestral tracks and the creation of personal and social space - example of Yagga Yagga outstation; analysis of the structure of social and personal experience - relation of dreams to the Tjukurrpa; role of the narrative of dreams in the transmission, mediation and construction of the levels of experience; types and themes of dreams in social life; dreams and ritual life in the Balgo area - initiation and women's rituals, exchange routs and travelling rituals, ritual innovations; argues that contrary to the ideology of the Tjukurrpa as fixed the use of dreams as mediating instruments revels the system to be open and flexible - implications for history as constitutive of reality
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Cataloging source
OCoLC
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1953-
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Poirier, Sylvie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
In French; (see MS 2912 for English abstract)
LC call number
GN667.W5
LC item number
P65 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Etudes de morphologie sociale et rituelle = Studies in social and ritual morphology
Series volume
Bd.1
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Les jardins du nomade : cosmologie, territoire et personne dans le désert occidental australien, Sylvie Poirier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-291)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 291 p.
Isbn
9783825824822
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Les jardins du nomade : cosmologie, territoire et personne dans le désert occidental australien, Sylvie Poirier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-291)
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 291 p.
Isbn
9783825824822
Other physical details
ill., maps

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