Sont mis en relief les fonctionnements macro que peuvent indexer les kabary et kisarisary, micropratiques rythmant le quotidien Imerina
It traces the Imerina
, forest depletion (1790-1861), science illustration and the normalizing of fauna in nineteenth-century Madagascar, merging customary law and national land legislation, land rights and alien plants in dryland Madagascar, parenting through boom and bust in northern Malagasy mining towns, nature/culture dualism of mining engagements, land acquisition Madagascar, and political crisis.
His book provoked considerable public controversy in Imerina, and received negative reviews from intellectuals such as Louis Michel  and Maurice Bloch,  who followed earlier authors, including Alfred and Guillaume Grandidier  and Raymond Decary,  who alluded to, but summarily rejected, the alleged tradition of funereal cannibalism among the Merina.
14] It was also noted in Madagascar during the imperial campaigns of Ranavalona I of Imerina in the period 1829-1853, both among the Taisaka on the southeast littoral of the island, and the Ikongo of the southeast plateau who ate Merina captives during a prolonged siege of their hilltop fortress.
Yet other authors saw in the bright colours evidence of the influence of British artisans who worked in Imerina
This situation led to the emergence of two main areas for the concentration of settlement, around Nosy-Be and around Tambohorano, between the Sakalavas, and in more isolated settlements in Imerina
While official Vezo discourse constructs jaoloka as "lazy," a good many were migrants to the area who couldn't rely on the labor of kin to help them build houses; and in central Imerina men followed their spouses when the women had access to more land.
See for example Rita Astuti, People of the Sea: Identity and Descent Among the Vezo of Madagascar (Cambridge, UK, 1995); Sophie Blanchy, "Femmes et Residence Familiale: Quelques notes sur les regles, les faits contemporains et l'ideologie en Imerina," in Sarah Fee, ed.
Rabearivelo, a largely self-educated man who earned his living as a proofreader for the Imerina
Printing Press, wrote seven volumes of poetry before committing suicide in 1937.
Je m'interesserai plus particulierement a la situation en Imerina
, dans les Hautes Terres centrales de Madagascar, region majoritairement peuplee de Merina.
Rahajesy presentent le rapport rituel aux ancetres renouvele en Imerina
, a Madagascar.
, comme dans l'est et le nord de Madagascar, on utilise des fosses communes, mais les pratiques qui se rattachent aux ceremonies funeraires sont variees.