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Journal
2016 | 43 | 11-34
Article title

Inicjacja dziewcząt Lomwe. Wczoraj i dziś

Content
Title variants
EN
Initiation of Lomwe Girls. Yesterday and Today
Languages of publication
PL
Abstracts
EN
Based on ethnological fieldwork, the author presents a picture of the initiation and the Lomwe girls’ rite of passage. To describe the rite of passage as it is today, she puts it in a historical context. She indicates the causes of transformations and changes that have occurred in initiation rituals in the northern part of Mozambique. The author points out the place, time and structure of the ritual. Above all, however, she focuses on body modifications and their significance, which are inherent elements of the initiation of Lomwe girls.
Journal
Year
Issue
43
Pages
11-34
Physical description
Contributors
  • Katedra Etnologii i Antropologii Kulturowej, Wydział Nauk Historycznych, Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu, Władysława Bojarskiego 1, 87-100 Toruń, Polska
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