Ethnographic Sorcery

Author: Harry G. West
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226894126
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In Ethnographic Sorcery, West explores the fascinating issues provoked by this equation. A key theme of West’s research into sorcery is that one sorcerer’s claims can be challenged or reversed by other sorcerers.

Ethnographic Sorcery

Author: Harry G. West
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226893976
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In Ethnographic Sorcery, West explores the fascinating issues provoked by this equation. A key theme of West’s research into sorcery is that one sorcerer’s claims can be challenged or reversed by other sorcerers.

Ethnographic Sorcery

Author: Harry G. West
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226893983
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In Ethnographic Sorcery, West explores the fascinating issues provoked by this equation. A key theme of West’s research into sorcery is that one sorcerer’s claims can be challenged or reversed by other sorcerers.

The Sorcerer S Burden

Author: Paul Stoller
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319318055
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This book emerges from the author's 35 years of research and thought about the Songhay people of Niger. This ethnographic novel follows the life of Omar Dia, the oldest son of a West African sorcerer.

Email From Ngeti

Author: James H. Smith
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520281101
Size: 78.85 MB
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Cover; Email from Ngeti; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; 1 Emails from the Field: An Introduction; 2 English Makes You See Far; 3 God Helps Those That Help Themselves; 4 Good Ants, Bad Milk, and Ugly Deeds; 5 The Power of ...

In Sorcery S Shadow

Author: Paul Stoller
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022609829X
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The tale of Paul Stoller's sojourn among sorcerors in the Republic of Niger is a story of growth and change, of mutual respect and understanding that will challenge all who read it to plunge deeply into an alien world.

Global Knowledge Production In The Social Sciences

Author: Dr Christian Ersche
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472426193
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Inan interesting book published in2007under the title of Ethnographic Sorcery,
social anthropologist Harry G. West confronts us with ascene from his fieldwork
experience in the Mueda plateau ofnorthern Mozambique which induces, for any
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Witchcraft And Sorcery In East Africa

Author: John Middleton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113655145X
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Containing ten essays by anthropologists on the beliefs and practices associated with witches and sorcerers in Eastern Africa, the chapters in this book are all based on field research and new information which is studied within its wider ...

Sorcery And Shamanism

Author: Donald Joralemon
Publisher: University of Utah Press
ISBN: 9780874806403
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This work goes a long way toward dispelling the sterotypes of shamans.

Kupilikula

Author: Harry G. West
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226894058
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In this historical ethnography of sorcery, Harry G. West draws on a decade of fieldwork and combines the perspectives of anthropology and political science to reveal how Muedans expect responsible authorities to monitor the invisible realm ...