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Maasai of Matapato

a study of rituals of rebellion

by Spencer, Paul

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Matapatu (Kenya),
  • Kenya,
  • Matapatu.
    • Subjects:
    • Masai (African people) -- Social life and customs,
    • Masai (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies,
    • Age groups -- Kenya -- Matapatu,
    • Matapatu (Kenya) -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul Spencer ; [with a new preface by Paul Spencer].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT433.545.M33 S64 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3685065M
      ISBN 100415317231
      LC Control Number2003046979

      The Maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting northern and southern Kenya and northern are among the best known local populations internationally due to their residence near the many game parks of the African Great Lakes, their distinctive customs and dress; the Maasai speak the Maa language, a member of the Nilo-Saharan family, related to the Dinka and Nuer : , ().


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Together, these provide the twin strands of a man's career, opposed ritually and reflecting a fundamental ambivalence in Maasai thought. The analysis is illustrated with extensive case material from the the Matapato, selected for this study as a typical Maasai group.

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This detailed study of the Maasai of the Matapato region of Kenya builds up a full and engaging picture of the rituals and ideals of life amongst the Maasai. The Maasai of Matapato: A Study of Rituals of Rebellion (Routledge Classic Ethnographies) Kindle Edition by Paul Spencer (Author) Format: Kindle Edition.

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The Maasai of Matapato is a lucid, demystifying and compelling book, unique in the way it constructs a full and coherent picture of the Maasai mind. A landmark in African political anthropology, it will also interest sociologically-minded scholars of ritual.

Without sacrificing the exotic quality of the subject, it reveals how Matapato society. The analysis is illustrated with extensive case material from the the Matapato, selected for this study as a typical Maasai group. Discover the world's research 17+ million members.

The Maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting northern, central and southern Kenya and northern Tanzania. They are among the best known local populations internationally due to their residence near the many game parks of the African Great Lakes, and their distinctive customs and :().

S. ole Sankan, The Maasai (Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau, ), Paul Spencer offers a description of the leading away of the bride in The Maasai of Matapato: A Study of Rituals of Rebellion (New York: Routledge, ), 30– Luke and Gen come to. The Maasai peoples adapted extremely well to their new environment, as the UNESCO General History of Africa Vol.

II puts it: "In these fine pastures, in fact, the central Maasai sections succeeded in pursuing the pastoral ethic to its ultimate extreme" ().The irregular rainfall of the inland zones of Kenya and Tanzania had meant that the Maasai were obliged to focus on stock-raising.

Paul Spencer is the author of Society and the Dance ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Maasai of Matapato ( avg rating, 3 r /5. The Maasai (aboutpeople) are Nilotic-speaking pastoralists, of the eastern Nilotic branch (cf.

Vossen, ).Their language maa is also spoken by a few other ethnic groups in the region, such as the Samburu and Chamus in Kenya, and the Parakuyu and Arusha in Tanzania (Gulliver, ; Little, ; Spencer, ).The Nilotic-speaking pastoralists constitute a cultural minority within.

5 Paul Spencer stresses the fact that The Maasai of Matapato was originally conceived to be the first part of a larger volume, the second part being entitled Models of the Maasai and dealing with the comparison of different Maa-speaking societies.

But as the first part happened to be long enough to form a whole book, it was published separately. It is the second part of the original project of Author: Marie-Aude Fouéré. The Maasai of Matapato: A Study of Rituals of Rebellion 2nd Edition. Paul Spencer Novem When first published inthis classic study was the first to relate the dynamics of the Maasai age organisation to the tensions within the family.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spencer, Paul, Maasai of Matapato. Bloomington: Indiana University Press in association with the International African Institute, © To enjoy a day with Maasai people book a luxury hotel in Amboseli National Park The Maasai speak maa, a language belonging to the root of Nilo-Saharan languages, “Maasai” means, after all, “maa-speaking people”, but they also speak the official languages of Kenya and Tanzania, which are.

Read the full-text online edition of Being Maasai: Ethnicity & Identity in East Africa (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Being Maasai: Ethnicity & Identity in East Africa. Being Maasai: Ethnicity & Identity in East Africa. By Thomas Spear, Richard Waller Reflections of a Maasai Woman in Matapato maasai language culture Download maasai language culture or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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The Maasai tribe is the most authentic ethnic tribe of Kenya. The Maasai tribe (or Masai) is a unique and popular tribe due to their long preserved culture.

Despite education, civilization and western cultural influences, the Maasai people have clung to their traditional way. publication of Maasai of Matapato, the first reliable modern ethnography of the Maasai, is thus of considerable importance.

Set firmly within the tradition of British empirical anthropology, the book is rich in detailed observation and analysis. Indeed, one of its. The Maasai of Matapato: a study of rituals of rebellion / Paul Spencer ; [with a new preface by Paul Spencer].

DT M33 S64 Time, space, and the unknown: Maasai configurations of power and providence / Paul Spencer. Spencer, P. () The Maasai of Matapato: a study of ritual of rebellion. London and Manchester: Manchester University Press for the International African Institute. Talle, A. () Women at a Loss: changes in Maasai pastoralism and their effects on gender by: Maasai (not Masai or Massai) is the correct spelling of this noble tribe: it means people speaking maa.

Masai was the incorrect spelling of the British settlers and has remained in current use. Kenya recognizes over forty tribes of native people. The Maasai were the dominating tribe at beginning of 20th century.

"The Maa, or Maasai, who number more thanare spread over a large area of southern Kenya and adjacent Tanzania, west of Lake Natron. The numerous Maasai tribes include the Arusha and Kisonko in the south, and the Kurko, Matapato, Damat, Keekonyokye, and many others in the north.

Maasai is classified. Dickson Ole Gisa, a leader in his Maasai village, contacted the Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) insaying, “Please send someone over. We’re all getting sick!” Dickson had found out about the principles of the foundation and the Wise Traditions diet, and they really resonated with him and his community’s experience.

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orders over $   Traditionally, moran are the Maasai's warrior class made up of brave and strong young men who defend the community. The ceremony was organized by elders from the Matapato area where the boys are from.

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Pastoral Continuum: The Marginalization of Tradition in East Africa. Maasai society never condoned traffic of human beings, and outsiders looking for people to enslave avoided the Maasai.[21]" "Though the Maasai people stood against slavery and the traffic of humans beings, they were able to conquer such large areas of land by .THE MAASAI The Maasai are a semi-nomadic ethnic group who are known for their unique culture and adherence to a traditional lifestyle.

They live in southern Kenya and northern Tanzania, with a total population of over million (aboutlive in Kenya andin Tanzania).It was originally conceived as Part II of a single volume on the Maasai, exploring the degree of variation beyond the Matapato model that had been developed as Part I.

Earlier drafts of the.