Table of contents for Culture and the senses : bodily ways of knowing in an African community / Kathryn Linn Geurts.

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  INTRODUCTION  Cultural Construction of
     Sensoriums and Sensibilities
 1. Is There a Sixth Sense?                               3
 2. Anlo-Land and Anlo-Ewe People                          zi

  PART ONE  Conceptualizing Sensory
     Orientations in Anlo-Land
 3. Language and Sensory Orientations                      37

  PART TWO  Moral Embodiment and
     Sensory Socialization
 4. Kinesthesia and the Development of
  Moral Sensibilities                                    73
 5. Sensory Symbolism in Birth and Infant Care
  Practices                                              85

   PART THREE  Person and Identity
 6. Toward an Understanding of Anlo Forms of
   Being-in-the-World                                    i I
 7. Personhood and Ritual Reinforcement of Balance      144
   PART FOUR  Health, Strength, and Sensory
      Dimensions of Well-Being
 8. Anlo Cosmology, the Senses, and Practices of
   Protection                                             I69
 9. Well-Being, Strength, and Health in Anlo Worlds     201
   CONCLUSION  Ethnography and the Study of
      Cultural Difference
10. Sensory Experience and Cultural Identity              227


 Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
  Anlo (African people) Psychology, 
  Anlo (African people) Socialization, 
  Senses and sensation Cross-cultural studies