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date: 29 February 2020

Bodily Ways of Knowing: Anthropological and Historical Approaches to Affect and the Senses 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources
Author(s):
Kathryn Linn GeurtsKathryn Linn Geurts

In 1944 anthropologist Roger Bastide wrote: “Africa penetrates the ears, the nose, and the mouth, hits the stomach, imposes its rhythm on the body and spirit, obliging him to move from the mysticism of stones and inlaid wood to the religions of Africa.”... ...

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