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Beyond rationalism : rethinking magic, witchcraft, and sorcery

Author: Bruce Kapferer
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, the articles explore the different social practices that are typically understood as sorcery, magic and ritual, and address a diversity of ethnographic contexts in Africa, Asia, the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Beyond rationalism.
New York : Berghahn Books, ©2003
(DLC) 2002043661
(OCoLC)51216213
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Kapferer
ISBN: 9780857458551 0857458558
OCLC Number: 603950509
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 273 pages, [8] pages of illustrations) : color illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: B. Kapferer, Redirections in the Anthropology of Magical Practices - R. Devisch, Malevolent Fetishes and the Sensual Order of the Uncanny in South West Congo - K. Telle, The Smell of Death: Theft Violence and Ritual Practice in Central Lombok - K. Rio, The Sorcerer as the Absent Third Person: Formations of Fear and Anger in Vanuatu - M. Brendbekken, Anthroposophy and Voodoo in Dominican Republic - R. Bastin, Sorcerous Technologies and Religious Innovation in Sri Lanka - O. Gulbrandsen, Ritual Murder, Modernity and Bureaucratic Transparency in Botswana - A. Feldman, Strange Fruit: The South African Truth Commission and Demonic Economies of Violence - B. Kapferer, The Magical Imaginary and The Inventions of Reality - B. Kapferer, Animadversions and Subversions: Magic and Sorcery in Contemporary Realities.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce Kapferer.

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