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The Resource The pot-king : the body and technologies of power, by Jean-Pierre Warnier

The pot-king : the body and technologies of power, by Jean-Pierre Warnier

Label
The pot-king : the body and technologies of power
Title
The pot-king
Title remainder
the body and technologies of power
Statement of responsibility
by Jean-Pierre Warnier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The king of Mankon (Cameroon) acts as a container of ancestral substances he distributes to his people. This book shows how the exercise of power in a contemporary African kingdom is based on the implementation of bodily and material technologies
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warnier, Jean-Pierre
Dewey number
305.896/36
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DT571.M37
LC item number
W37 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
African social studies series
Series volume
v. 17
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mankon (African people)
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Mankon (Cameroon)
  • Mankon (Cameroon)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Kings and rulers
  • Manners and customs
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Cameroon
  • Sakralkönigtum
  • Ahnenkult
  • Körpererfahrung
  • Körperbild
  • Sachkultur
  • Kamerun
  • Mankon
  • Körper
  • Kamerun
  • Herrschaft
  • König
  • Sozialstruktur
  • Politische Struktur
  • Mankon (Kamerun)
  • König
Label
The pot-king : the body and technologies of power, by Jean-Pierre Warnier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-309) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The human flesh -- The subjects as containers -- The skin-citizens -- "Smoke must be kept inside the house" -- The gifts of the dead monarchs -- The closure of the country -- The king's three bodies -- The royal excrement -- Unbreakable vital piggy-banks -- De-sexualized bachelors -- Theoretical questions, in bodily/material cultures
Control code
646789015
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 325 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281926098
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004152175.i-325
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646789015
Label
The pot-king : the body and technologies of power, by Jean-Pierre Warnier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-309) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The human flesh -- The subjects as containers -- The skin-citizens -- "Smoke must be kept inside the house" -- The gifts of the dead monarchs -- The closure of the country -- The king's three bodies -- The royal excrement -- Unbreakable vital piggy-banks -- De-sexualized bachelors -- Theoretical questions, in bodily/material cultures
Control code
646789015
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 325 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281926098
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004152175.i-325
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646789015

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