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Sorcery in the black Atlantic
Luis Nicolau Parés

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Sorcery in the black Atlantic
edited by Luis Nicolau Parés and Roger Sansi

Published 2011 by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: sorcery in the black Atlantic / Roger Sansi and Luis Nicolau Parés
Sorcery and fetishism in the modern Atlantic / Roger Sansi
Sorcery in Brazil: history and historiography / Laura de Mello e Souza
Candomblé and slave resistance in nineteenth-century Bahia / João José Reis
Chiefs into witches: cosmopolitan discourses of the nation, treason, and sorcery: the Pondoland Revolt, South Africa / Katherine Fidler
Charlatans and sorcerers: the mental hygiene service in 1930s Recife, Brazil / Daniel Stone
From enchantment by science to socialist sorcery: the Cuban republic and its savage slot / Stephan Palmié
The logic of sorcery and democracy in contemporary Brazil / Yvonne Maggie
Naming the evil: democracy and sorcery in contemporary Cameroon and South Africa / Basile Ndjio
Families, churches, the state, and the child witch in Angola / Luena Nunes Pereira
Sorcery, territories, and marginal resistances in Rio de Janeiro / Patricia Birman
Witchcraft and modernity: perspectives from Africa and beyond / Peter Geschiere.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-283) and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BF1584.B7 S66 2011

The Physical Object

300 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
0226645770, 0226645789
9780226645773, 9780226645780
LC Control Number


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