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Author Salamon, Hagar.
Title The hyena people : Ethiopian Jews in Christian Ethiopia / Hagar Salamon.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999.

Author Salamon, Hagar.
Series Contraversions ; 13
Contraversions ; 13.
Subject Jews -- Ethiopia -- Public opinion.
Animals -- Mythology -- Ethiopia.
Public opinion -- Ethiopia.
Jews, Ethiopian -- Israel -- Interviews.
Ethiopia -- Ethnic relations.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 157 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-149) and index.
Contents Insults and ciphers: the vocabulary of denigration -- Christian land, sabbath milk, and the magic of fire -- The Jew as buda: hyena in human form -- Gift giving and the multiple meanings of knives and sheep -- Christian help with Jewish dead: mitigating the crisis of impurity -- Religious holidays: inclusion and exclusion -- The twice-disguised hyena -- Flesh and bones: Jewish masters, Jewish slaves -- Crucifiers and idol makers: Judaism and Christianity in the village square -- Our blood, their blood: menstruation, slaughter, and eating -- The battle of metaphors: fire and water versus clay vessels -- Transformations.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780520923010 (electronic bk.)
0520923014 (electronic bk.)
0585331200 (electronic bk.)
9780585331201 (electronic bk.)
0520219007 (alk. paper)
0520219015 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 45843285
Additional Format Print version: Salamon, Hagar. Hyena people. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999 0520219007 (DLC) 99024291 (OCoLC)41142965


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