Entry The Possessed and the Dispossessed
Part of speech name (book or play title)
Subtitle Spirits, Identity, and Power in a Madagascar Migrant Town,
Author Sharp Lesley A.
Publishings 1993. University of California Press. 346 pages, illustrations..
Excerpts 
page 122
Tromba ceremonies are lively dramas where the spirits of dead royalty come to life and interact with the living... This they do by possessing mediums, the majority of whom are female. Tromba spirits may be aggressive and, at times, physically threatening, playful, or flirtatious.
Tables and plates All the titles

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