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2 edition of Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia. found in the catalog.

Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia.

George Way Harley

Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia.

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Published by Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPapers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology -- v.33, 2
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14602073M

The young men feared these things even though they did not entirely believe in them. The face of this figure is painted with red and black paint, although it is unclear at this stage whether the red paint is a restoration. He therefore regularly landed at Simpsonhafen. It is clear from this evidence that bowler hats had found their way into the New Ireland population and were worn by at least a few of the local men. Large horizontal Malagan objects can form the basis of a Malagan display, others are tall and vertical. The masked officials of the societies had supernatural powers derived from ancestral spirits, and exercised broad authority that extended beyond village boundaries.

Doe suspended the constitution, but a return to civilian rule was promised for A 15,strong UN peacekeeping force restored security to the country and disarmed and demobilized overformer fighters, allowing presidential elections to be held in November After the baby arrived, she knew she had to go and find them. The rendezvous is in the bush, at an enclosure, separated into apartments by mats and roofed only by the overhanging trees, serving as a club-house. A souvenir Liberian mask Samuel B.

As president, Obasanjo faced some daunting problems. Wood, black pigment, iron alloy upholstery tacks. Prior to 12 June, the last explosive eruption had occurred in with eruptions in,and also producing lava flows. The document's social and political ideals were proposed by Jefferson before the inauguration of Washington. Want to see what's on deck? Why, her judge's robe gives her that authority.


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Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia. book

The Board of Alderman may make regulations and pass ordinances for the prevention of the introduction of contagious diseases in the city, and for the abatement of the same, and may make quarantine laws and enforce the same within five miles of the city.

These roads are often rough, and in poorly drained areas become impassable quagmires during the 6-month rainy season. Inthe New Guinea Company restored the control of the Kaiser-Wilhems-Land to the imperial government, then in Dr Albert Hahl, former administrator, was appointed governor of the colony.

The central region is Mandak territory where the ritual life is punctuated by particular Malagans, the Ulis. Cultural context[ edit ] In Culture and customs of Liberia by Ayodeji Olukoju, the place of the Poro society in Liberian life is examined.

In theory, cases originate in magistrates' courts and may be taken for appeal to one of 10 circuit courts or to the highest court. Pressure for Taylor's extradition to face trial for alleged war crimes was mounting into The other two were shut down by the civil war.

Traditional courts are presided over by tribal chiefs. Linguistically, the tribes may be divided into three main groups: the Mande people in the north and far west, the Kru tribes including the Krahn in the east and southeast, and the Mel in the northwest. Mission personnel in Monrovia may ship private cars.

Low-level stratus clouds approach Matua Island from the east, wrapping around the lower slopes of the volcano. Of the six principal rivers, all of which are at right angles to the coast and flow into the Atlantic Oceanonly the Farmington is of much commercial importance.

Symptoms can appear from two to 21 days after exposure. Natural History Myers, Norman. Of these, Vai, Bassa, and Loma can be written and are being used in correspondence by these tribes.

Living and dining rooms generally have full-sized rugs although some units have wall-to-wall carpeting. Think about this for a moment Prior to the war, the formation of technical institutes and public foundations—such as the Tubman Institute of Technology and the Society for the Conservation of Nature in Liberia—resulted in a growing awareness of the benefits of technology, as well as its possible threat to traditional culture and the environment.

Preuss a Malagan figure from the Teripatz village located on Simberi island. The end of the year civil war that killed a quarter of a million people, uprooted almost a third of the population, and left the country's infrastructure in ruins did not occur until The Superintendents of Liberia's 15 counties, appointed by the president, have regional responsibilities.

These emerged from the dissatisfaction of the provinces with the central power, coupled with old and latent social tensions peculiar to a vast, slaveholding and newly independent nation state.

Many Embassy personnel take advantage of the large number of fabric shops in town and tailors to have clothes made. It was therefore not easy to find out information about them and to better understand the collecting context of these artworks.

The civil war dramatically affected rural cultural life by dispersing many communities."Poro and Mask: A Few Comments on 'Masks as agents of social control in Northeast Liberia' by Dr.

G.W. Harley." Working Papers in Ethnic Art, 4. State University of Ghent, Wikimedia Commons has media related to Poro society. Harley was not a professional art historian or anthropologist but acquired a lot of practical knowledge through his extended stays in Liberia. In he publsihed Notes on the Poro in Liberia, followed by his second book Masks as Agents of Social Control in Northeast Liberia in While much of the information Harley provided has been.

Liberia Crisis Center For Abused Women And Children. likes · 1 talking about this. LCC’s mission is to prevent SGBV in families and communities and empower survivors to seek help for their Followers: Liberia: Capitol Building Goes Amok The grounds of the Capitol, seat of the Liberian Legislature came under serious tension Thursday, January 16, after rock-throwing protesters, predominantly.

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The atlasbowling.com Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. Liberia is bordered by Sierra Leone in the northwest, the Republic of Guinea in the north and northeast, and the Ivory Coast in the east.

On the west and south it is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Area,sq km; population, million ( estimate).