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Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande,

Author: E E Evans-Pritchard
Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press [1937]
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Evans-Pritchard, E.E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973.
Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande.
Oxford, Clarendon Press [1937]
(OCoLC)600654579
Online version:
Evans-Pritchard, E.E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973.
Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande.
Oxford, Clarendon Press [1937]
(OCoLC)632069829
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E E Evans-Pritchard
OCLC Number: 489749
Description: xxv, [1], 558 pages, 1 leaf illustrations (including maps) XXXIV plates (including frontispiece) 23 cm
Contents: Witchcraft is an organic and hereditary phenomenon --
Witchcraft-substance is revealed by autopsy --
Other evil agents are associated with witchcraft --
The notion of witchcraft explains unfortunate events --
Action against witchcraft is socially controlled --
Sufferers from misfortunes seek for witches among their enemies --
Men bewitch others when they hate them --
Are witches conscious agents? --
Witchcraft and dreams --
How witch-doctors create a seance --
Zande faith in witch-doctors --
Training of a novice in the art of a witch-doctor --
The place of witch-doctors in Zande society --
The poison oracle in daily life --
Gathering of poison --
Consulting the poison orable --
Problems arising from consultation of the poison oracle --
Other Zande oracles --
Good magic and sorcery --
Magic and magicians --
Leechcraft --
An association for the practice of magic --
Witchcraft, oracles, and magic, in the situation of death.
Responsibility: by E.E. Evans-Pritchard ... with a foreword by professor C.G. Seligman ...

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