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Naming the witch

Author: James Siegel
Publisher: Stanford, Calif : Stanford University Press, 2006.
Series: Cultural memory in the present
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Naming the Witch explores the recent series of witchcraft accusations and killings in East Java, which spread as the Suharto regime slipped into crisis and then fell.

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Named Person: Claude Lévi-Strauss; E E Evans-Pritchard; Claude Lévi-Strauss; E E Evans-Pritchard; Claude Lévi-Strauss; Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Siegel
ISBN: 0804751943 9780804751940 0804751951 9780804751957
OCLC Number: 612123946
Description: 253 S : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: <pre> @fmct:Contents @toc4:Introduction iii @toc1:Part One: The Magic Word @toc2:1 The Truth of Sorcery 000 2 Voodoo Death 000 3 Institutionalizing Witchcraft 000 Part Two: Witches Resurrected 4 Suharto, Witches 5 Menace from all Directions 6 Naming the Witch Epilogue: Magic out of Place: Singularity and Convention 000 @toc4:Acknowledgements 000 Notes 000
Series Title: Cultural memory in the present
Responsibility: James Siegel.
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"...this monograph [is] a major contribution and should help to put the purportedly old-fashioned topic of witches and witchcraft accusations back into the centre of anthropological study of Read more...

 
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