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Prayer has spoiled everything : possession, power, and identity in an Islamic town of Niger

Author: Adeline Marie Masquelier
Publisher: Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, ©2001.
Series: Body, commodity, text.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An ethnographic and historical account of bori spirit possession and its relation to Islam, colonialism, and the state.
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Masquelier, Adeline Marie, 1960-
Prayer has spoiled everything.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00047696
(OCoLC)45065991
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adeline Marie Masquelier
ISBN: 0822380552 9780822380559
OCLC Number: 52397042
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 348 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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: Bori, power, and identity in Dogondoutchi --
Lost rituals : changing topographies of spirit/human interactions --
Socializing the spirits --
The everyday life of bori : knowledge, embodiment, and quotidian practice --
Kinesthetic appropriation and embodied knowledge : Baboule spirits and the making of value --
Taking hold of the kasuwa : the ritual economy of bori in the market --
The mirrors of Maria : sweetness, sexuality, and dangerous consumption --
Lightning, death, and the politics of truth : the spirits of rain.
Series Title: Body, commodity, text.
Responsibility: Adeline Masquelier.

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