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.

Obeah And Other Powers

Author: Diana Paton
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822351331
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See also Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan, ''Occultism and the Ethnographic I: The
Exoticizing of Magic from Durkheim to ... 3 (1998): 193–209; and Harry West,
Ethnographic Sorcery (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007) on the ...

Sorcery In The Black Atlantic

Author: Luis Nicolau Parés
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226645789
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Manchester: Manchester University Press. West, Harry G. 2005. Kupilikula:
Governance and the Invisible Realm in Mozambique. Chicago: University of
Chicago Press. —————. 2007. Ethnographic Sorcery. Chicago: University of
Chicago ...

Global Knowledge Production In The Social Sciences

Author: Wiebke Keim
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317127692
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Introduction: An Experience of Hesitation In an interesting book published in
2007 under the title of Ethnographic Sorcery, social anthropologist Harry G. West
confronts us with a scene from his fieldwork experience in the Mueda plateau of ...

Email From Ngeti

Author: James H. Smith
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520281101
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An Ethnography of Sorcery, Redemption, and Friendship in Global Africa James
H. Smith, Ngeti Mwadime. Stoller, Paul, and Cheryl Olkes. 1987. In Sorcery's
Shadow: A Memoir of Apprenticeship among the Songhay of Niger. Chicago: ...


Author: Michael F. Brown
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067436807X
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On the interpretation of witchcraft and sorcery as an act of translation, I am
indebted to Kathleen Lowrey, “Witchcraft as Meta- ... A handful of ethnographic
accounts raise the possibility that there is more literal truth to sorcery beliefs than
most ...

Slavery Memory And Religion In Southeastern Ghana C 1850 Present

Author: Meera Venkatachalam
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316368947
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11 Harry West's Ethnographic Sorcery (2008) seeks to move beyond
anthropological perspectives that read the phantoms, mythical creatures, and
processes (such as sorcery) that exist in the imagined world of the Muedans of
northern ...

Not Quite Shamans

Author: Morten Axel Pedersen
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801461415
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The same assumption— that witchcraft is a language that helps people make
sense of the world—is made by Harry West in his insightful essay on what he
calls ethnographic sorcery in Mozambique: “I slowly came to appreciate that
sorcery ...

Perspectives On Ecclesiology And Ethnography

Author: Pete Ward
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 080286726X
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Ethnography is difficult, as Frances Ward remarks, because writing up your notes
into their final “textual order” is to a ... and London: Cornell University Press, 2009
); Harry G. West, Ethnographic Sorcery (Chicago and London: University of ...

Lost In Things Fragen An Die Welt Des Materiellen

Author: Philipp W. Stockhammer
Publisher: Waxmann Verlag
ISBN: 3830981759
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West 2007: H. West, Ethnographic Sorcery. Chicago: University of Chicago Press
2007. Witmore 2012: Ch. Witmore, The Realities of the Past: Archaeology, Object
Orientations, Pragmatology. In: B. R. Fortenberry/L. McAtackney (Hrsg.), ...