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The Resource In darkness and secrecy : the anthropology of assault sorcery and witchcraft in Amazonia, edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Robin Wright

In darkness and secrecy : the anthropology of assault sorcery and witchcraft in Amazonia, edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Robin Wright

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In darkness and secrecy : the anthropology of assault sorcery and witchcraft in Amazonia
Title
In darkness and secrecy
Title remainder
the anthropology of assault sorcery and witchcraft in Amazonia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Robin Wright
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1566
LC item number
.I5 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whitehead, Neil L
  • Wright, Robin
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  • Witchcraft
  • Magic
Label
In darkness and secrecy : the anthropology of assault sorcery and witchcraft in Amazonia, edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Robin Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The anthropology of assault sorcery and witchcraft / Neil L. Whitehead and Robin Wright -- The order of dark shamans among the Warao / Johannes Wilbert -- Dark shamans and the shamanic state : sorcery and witchcraft as political process in Guyana and the Venezuelan Amazon / Silvia Vidal and Neil L. Whitehead -- The wicked and the wise men : witches and prophets in the history of the Northwest Amazon / Robin Wright -- Sorcery beliefs, transmission of shamanic knowledge, and therapeutic practice among the Desana of the Upper Rio Negro Region, Brazil / Dominique Buchillet -- The glorious tyranny of silence and the resonance of shamanic breath / George Mentore -- A blend of blood and tobacco : shamans and jaguars among the Parakan of Eastern Amazonia / Carlos Fausto -- The wars within Xinguano witchcraft and the balance of power / Michael Heckenberger -- Siblings and sorcerers : the paradox of kinship among the Kulina / Don Pollock -- Being alone amid others : sorcery and morality amongst the Arara, Carib, Brazil / Nio Teixeira Pinto -- Sorcery and shamanism in Cashinahua discourse and praxis, Purus River, Brazil / Elsje Lagrou -- The enemy within : child sorcery, revolution, and the evils of modernization in Eastern Peru / Fernando Santos-Granero
Control code
53896575
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
327 p.
Isbn
9780822333456
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003026535
Other physical details
ill.
Label
In darkness and secrecy : the anthropology of assault sorcery and witchcraft in Amazonia, edited by Neil L. Whitehead and Robin Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The anthropology of assault sorcery and witchcraft / Neil L. Whitehead and Robin Wright -- The order of dark shamans among the Warao / Johannes Wilbert -- Dark shamans and the shamanic state : sorcery and witchcraft as political process in Guyana and the Venezuelan Amazon / Silvia Vidal and Neil L. Whitehead -- The wicked and the wise men : witches and prophets in the history of the Northwest Amazon / Robin Wright -- Sorcery beliefs, transmission of shamanic knowledge, and therapeutic practice among the Desana of the Upper Rio Negro Region, Brazil / Dominique Buchillet -- The glorious tyranny of silence and the resonance of shamanic breath / George Mentore -- A blend of blood and tobacco : shamans and jaguars among the Parakan of Eastern Amazonia / Carlos Fausto -- The wars within Xinguano witchcraft and the balance of power / Michael Heckenberger -- Siblings and sorcerers : the paradox of kinship among the Kulina / Don Pollock -- Being alone amid others : sorcery and morality amongst the Arara, Carib, Brazil / Nio Teixeira Pinto -- Sorcery and shamanism in Cashinahua discourse and praxis, Purus River, Brazil / Elsje Lagrou -- The enemy within : child sorcery, revolution, and the evils of modernization in Eastern Peru / Fernando Santos-Granero
Control code
53896575
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
327 p.
Isbn
9780822333456
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003026535
Other physical details
ill.

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