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Martino, Ernesto De - The Land of Remorse - 9781853437847 - V9781853437847
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The Land of Remorse

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Description for The Land of Remorse Paperback. Translator(s): Zinn, Dorothy. Num Pages: 355 pages, Illustrations, music. BIC Classification: 1DST; JHMC; PSXM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 518.
The Land of Remorse (La Terra del Rimorso, first Italian edition 1961) is a classic work by Ernesto De Martino, the founding figure of Italian cultural anthropology and ethnopsychiatry. Based on fieldwork conducted in the Salentine peninsula of Southern Italy in 1959, the study deals with the phenomenon of Apulian tarantism, a form of possession related to the belief in the bite of a mythical tarantula and its ritual cure in the tarantella dance. De Martino draws together the contributions of various specialists who participated in the fieldwork, including a psychologist, a psychiatrist, an ethnomusicologist and a social anthropologist. As ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Free Association Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
332
Condition
New
Number of Pages
355
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781853437847
SKU
V9781853437847
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