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A war of witches : a journey into the underworld of the contemporary Aztecs

Author: T J Knab
Publisher: Boulder, CO : WestviewPress, ©1995.
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"An overheard plot to do away with an unwanted son-in-law begins this mesmerizing and astonishing journey into the Aztec underworld - a world of magical dreams and mysterious healing, shadowed by a deadly justice." "Aided by two local curanderos, or healers, American anthropologist Timothy Knab embarks on a spellbinding adventure of sacred Atzec rituals and mystical dream journeys into Talocan, the underworld of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T J Knab
ISBN: 0813333873 9780813333878 0062512641 9780062512642
OCLC Number: 39219191
Description: 224 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: * Discoveries * The Cave * The Curer * Talocan * The Nagual * The Witch * Following the Path * Curing and Killing * The War of Witches: The Beginning * Cruz * The War of Witches: The End * Afterword: Tracing the Path to Talocan
Responsibility: Timothy J. Knab.

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"An overheard plot to do away with an unwanted son-in-law begins this mesmerizing and astonishing journey into the Aztec underworld - a world of magical dreams and mysterious healing, shadowed by a deadly justice." "Aided by two local curanderos, or healers, American anthropologist Timothy Knab embarks on a spellbinding adventure of sacred Atzec rituals and mystical dream journeys into Talocan, the underworld of gods and lost souls. Along the way, he begins to understand the Aztec belief system and the art of healing, as well as the dark past of San Martin - infamous throughout Mexico for its brujos, or witches, and a mysterious "War of Witches" fifty years earlier that may never have ended." "Capturing time and place as surely as a jeweler sets a stone, Timothy Knab chronicles his spiritual immersion into the contemporary Aztec culture and, ultimately, his remarkable transformation into an authentic curandero."--Jacket.

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