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Witchcraft and sorcery in East Africa

Middleton, John

Witchcraft and sorcery in East Africa

by Middleton, John

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Published by Routledge and Paul in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • Witchcraft -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[by] John Beattie [and others] Edited by John Middleton and E. H. Winter. Foreword by E. E. Evans-Pritchard.
      ContributionsWinter, E. H. jt. ed., Beattie, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN475.8 .M5 1963a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 302 p.
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5891272M
      LC Control Number63025974
      OCLC/WorldCa1998153

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      extended case study. In Witchcraft and Sorcery in East Africa several authors (notably Drs. Beattie, Beidelman, and La Fontaine) have documented their essays with case material. But of the pages of the book only 49 are taken up by cases and their analysis. Most cases are appended without comment as illustrations of some ' struc-. Witchcraft and sorcery in East Africa. New York: Praeger. MLA Citation. Middleton, John. and Winter, E. H. Witchcraft and sorcery in East Africa / [by] John Beattie [and others] Edited by John Middleton and E. .

        Witchcraft and Sorcery in East by John Middleton and E. H. Winter. Foreword by E. E. Evans-Pritchard. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, pp. $Author: Richard W. Lieban.   Witchcraft and Sorcery in East Africa: Middleton, John, Winter, E. H.: Books - at: Hardcover.


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Witchcraft and Sorcery in East Africa. By T. Beidelman, Mary Douglas, Robert F. Gray, G. Huntingford, Jean La Fontaine, Robert A. Levine, John Middleton, E. Winter. 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 social by: COVID Resources.

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Different African tribes refer to witchcraft differently: the Nyakyusa tribe of East Africa refer to it as a “Python in the belly”; the Pondo tribe of South Africa as the “Snake of the women”, the Xhosa tribe of South Africa believe it to be a great hairy beast.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.2/5(1). Witchcraft (or witchery) is the practice of magical skills and abilities. Witchcraft is a broad term that varies culturally and societally, and thus can be difficult to define with precision; therefore, cross-cultural assumptions about the meaning or significance of the term should be applied with caution.

Historically, and currently in most traditional cultures worldwide - notably in Asia. Witchcraft, Sorcery, Rumors, and Gossip epidemics.

At a microlevel, accusations were related to tensions between people in ambiguous competitive relations such as contendants for office or workmates vying for promotion (Anderson ;Marwick). Victor Turner added to the functionalist paradigm his notion of.

Witchcraft, Sorcery, Rumors, and Gossip combines two classic topics in social anthropology in a new synthesis: the study of witchcraft and sorcery and the study of rumours and gossip. It shows how rumour and gossip are invariably important as catalysts for accusations of witchcraft and sorcery, and Cited by:   Read Now ?book= PDF Download Witchcraft and Sorcery in East Africa PDF Full Ebook.

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Still in modern Africa belief in witchcraft is a great tyranny spreading panic and death. Interest in witchcraft is still widespread in Europe and America.

Passionately believed in and causing terrible persecutions from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, rejected as an illusion in the last century, the subject fascinates modern men with.Divination and sorcery in Islam encompass a wide range of practices, including black magic, warding off the evil eye, the production of amulets and other magical equipment, conjuring, casting lots, astrology and physiognomy.

Such magic or sorcery is explicitly forbidden by Islam, and many Muslims believe that the devils taught sorcery to mankind. Students of the history of religion have.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 social context.

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