Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia. by George Way Harley

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SeriesPapers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology -- v.33, 2
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Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia by Harley, George Way. Publication date Topics Masks, Ethnology--Liberia. Publisher Cambridge, Mass.: The Museum.

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These two seminal studies by Dr. George Way Harley are the basis of our present day knowledge of the Poro men s secret society of West Africa and of masks and masking traditions in Liberia.

> Harley. Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia. Format Book Published Cambridge, Mass., The Museum, Description xiv, 45 p. 16 plates. 27 cm. Series Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University v. 32, no. 2 Notes Bibliography: p.

Subject headings Masks. Full text of "Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia" See other formats. George Way Harley (8 August – 7 November ) was an American Methodist medical missionary.

He spent 35 years in Ganta, Liberia, where he established Ganta Hospital, a school and a fencingveterans2013.com was known for his research into the local culture, and received many honors from the Liberian government and from American and British fencingveterans2013.com: 8 AugustAsheville, North Carolina, US.

Mar 23,  · In the Masks as agents of social control in northeast Liberia. book essay, written inentitled Masks as Agents of Social Control in Northeast Liberia (Harley ), he introduced the theory of social control functions to rationalize the use of masked figures by local leaders.

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Harley was a Christian missionary in Ganta, Liberia and even met Graham Greene on his famous trek through Liberia that resulted in his ground breaking book.

Harley was not a professional art historian or anthropologist but acquired a lot of practical knowledge through his extended stays in Liberia. In he publsihed Notes on the Poro in Liberia, followed by his second book Masks as Agents of Social Control in Northeast Liberia in While much of the information Harley provided has been.

Q: Bought in Liberia in when I was a Peace Corps Volunteer. Was among several that I bought from one of three Mandingos who came to my house in the Gola tribe area (just north of Monrovia and the Vai tribe territory) to show their masks to a few of us PCVs.

The sale of this one mask was suspicious, because the seller did not want his colleagues to know that he had it. Could have been a. The name of this work is "Masks As Agents of Social Control in Northeast Liberia." Dr. Harley was a Christian missionary in Ganta, Liberia and even met Graham Greene on his famous trek through Liberia that resulted in his ground breaking book "Journey Without Maps" to which this blog pays homage.

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