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Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
Series: Body, commodity, text
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396376-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9637-6
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... mbira Ephat Mujuru Muchatera Mujuru bira spirit mediums ...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... ceremony, at which the instrument is used to attract the spirits of ancestors to possess a spirit medium. This context is contrasted with the secular use of mbira in Mapfumo’s music. The chapter concludes with a focus on how both sides of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle tried to manipulate influential...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... observes a bira ceremony, at which the instrument is used to attract the spirits of ancestors to possess a spirit medium. This context is contrasted with the secular use of mbira in Mapfumo’s music. The chapter concludes with a focus on how both sides of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle tried to manipulate...