from day 25/12/2008

Picture of the week: Rebuilding a house among the Zafimaniry… and rethinking cognitive approaches

This photograph shows the preparations for the rebuilding of a house in 2006 in a Zafimaniry village in Madagascar. The Zafimaniry exemplify what Lévi-Strauss has called "house based societies" since it is the material house, often richly decorated, which symbolically represe...

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