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This edition was published in by The Clarendon Press in Oxford.

Written in English

558 pages

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Witchcraft, oracles, and magic among the Azande
1980, Clarendon Press, 1980, c1976.
in English - Abridged with an introd. by Eva Gillies. --. --
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Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
1970, The Clarendon Press
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Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
1968, Clarendon Press
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Cover of: Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
1968, Clarendon Press
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Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
1965, Clarendon Press
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Cover of: Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
1965, Clarendon Press, 1965.
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Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
1950, The Clarendon Press
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Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande
1937, The Clarendon Press
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Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande

This edition was published in by The Clarendon Press in Oxford.


Table of Contents

Introductory. Manner in which the book is written
A list of terms employed in describing Zande customs and beliefs
An outline of Zande culture
Witchcraft. 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
Witch-doctors. How witch-doctors conduct 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
Oracles. The poison oracle in daily live
Gathering of poison
Consulting the poison oracle
Problems that arise from consultation of the poison oracle
Other Zande oracles
Magic. Good magic and sorcery
Magic and magicians
Leechcraft
An association for the practice of magic
Witchcraft, oracles, and magic, in the situation of death.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
572.96755
Library of Congress
GN475.8 .E9, GN475.8 E9

Contributors

Foreword
professor C. G. Seligman

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6366505M
Internet Archive
witchcraftoracle0000evan_d5h2
LC Control Number
38005545
OCLC/WorldCat
489749
Library Thing
851980

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