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The Resource Email from Ngeti : an ethnography of sorcery, redemption, and friendship in global Africa, James H. Smith and Ngeti Mwadime

Email from Ngeti : an ethnography of sorcery, redemption, and friendship in global Africa, James H. Smith and Ngeti Mwadime

Label
Email from Ngeti : an ethnography of sorcery, redemption, and friendship in global Africa
Title
Email from Ngeti
Title remainder
an ethnography of sorcery, redemption, and friendship in global Africa
Statement of responsibility
James H. Smith and Ngeti Mwadime
Title variation
Ethnography of sorcery, redemption, and friendship in global Africa
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Email from Ngeti is a captivating story of sorcery, redemption, and transnational friendship in the globalized twenty-first century. When the anthropologist James Smith returns to Kenya to begin fieldwork for a new research project, he meets Ngeti Mwadime, a young man from the Taita Hills who is as interested in the United States as Smith is in Taita. Ngeti possesses a savvy sense of humor and an unusual command of the English language, which he teaches himself by watching American movies and memorizing the Oxford English Dictionary. Smith and Mwadime soon develop a friendship th
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, James H.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mwadime, Ngeti
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taita (African people)
  • Taita (African people)
  • Witchcraft
  • Taita Hills (Kenya)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Manners and customs
  • Witchcraft
  • Kenya
  • Alltag
  • Amerikaner
  • Hexenglaube
  • Kenianer
  • Taita
  • Kenia
  • Taita Hills (Kenya)
  • Taita (African people)
  • Taita (African people)
  • Witchcraft
Label
Email from Ngeti : an ethnography of sorcery, redemption, and friendship in global Africa, James H. Smith and Ngeti Mwadime
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Email from Ngeti; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; 1 Emails from the Field: An Introduction; 2 English Makes You See Far; 3 God Helps Those That Help Themselves; 4 Good Ants, Bad Milk, and Ugly Deeds; 5 The Power of Prayer; 6 Works and Days; 7 A Confrontation; 8 Reflections; Appendix of Names; Notes; Bibliography
Control code
ocn891163185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 230 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520959408
Lccn
2014020612
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7306ff
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891163185
Label
Email from Ngeti : an ethnography of sorcery, redemption, and friendship in global Africa, James H. Smith and Ngeti Mwadime
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Email from Ngeti; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; 1 Emails from the Field: An Introduction; 2 English Makes You See Far; 3 God Helps Those That Help Themselves; 4 Good Ants, Bad Milk, and Ugly Deeds; 5 The Power of Prayer; 6 Works and Days; 7 A Confrontation; 8 Reflections; Appendix of Names; Notes; Bibliography
Control code
ocn891163185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 230 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520959408
Lccn
2014020612
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7306ff
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891163185

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