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Invisible agents : spirits in a Central African history

Author: David M Gordon
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2012.
Series: New African histories series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how personal and deeply felt spiritual beliefs can inspire social movements and influence historical change. Focusing on the history of the south-central African country of Zambia during the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Gordon
ISBN: 9780821420249 0821420240 9780821444399 0821444395
OCLC Number: 793221836
Description: xi, 304 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Seeing invisible worlds --
The passion of Chitimukulu --
Christian witches --
Satan in the city --
A new Jerusalem --
The dawn --
Devils of war --
God in heaven, Kaunda on earth --
A nation reborn --
Conclusion: The spirit realm of agency.
Series Title: New African histories series.
Responsibility: David M. Gordon.

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