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The Death Throes of Sacrificed Chicken

Triggering Critical Reflexive Stances on Ritual Action in Togo

Marie Daugey

whom occupy special natural sites (groves, mountains, rocks, etc.). They belong to the same vernacular category called egoltmtye (pl. agoltma ), that is, earth divinities—a common category among societies of the Voltaïc area ( Fortes 1945 ; Goody

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

vernacular categories) across Asian Buddhist (particularly colonial) contexts, under the influence of Western studies of ‘world religions’ ( Masuzawa 2005 ). Methodologically, drawing inspiration from prototype theory, as Benson Saler (1993) does with the