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Foreword: The Politics of Beauty
Philippe Descola

Introduction: Forgotten Aesthetics

Chapter 1. Poetic of the Self: Anthroponomy
Chapter 2. The Colour Complex: The Network of Names
Chapter 3. The Time of Colours and People: Poems
Chapter 4. Revealing and Removing Beings: Ephemeral Adornments
Chapter 5. Displaying a Common Heritage: Lasting Adornments
Chapter 6. Pastoral Vitality on Show: Dances
Chapter 7. Complex Cattle Love
Chapter 8. The Poet and his Age
Chapter 9. The Restoration of Good Relations: Rituals
Chapter 10. The Resolution of Problems: Politics



Cattle Poetics

How Aesthetics Shapes Politics in Mursiland, Ethiopia

Jean-Baptiste Eczet
Translated from French by Andrea Davoust and Wendy Ribeyrol
Foreword by Philippe Descola

346 pages, 32 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-168-4 Hb Published (September 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80073-169-1 eBook