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: 0520281128
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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 ...

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 ...

Not Quite Shamans

Author: Morten Axel Pedersen
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801461413
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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 ...

Email From Ngeti

Author: James H. Smith
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520281128
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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: ...

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 ...