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Witchcraft confessions and accusations; edited by Mary Douglas.

; Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973 ; Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth
London, New York, Tavistock Publications [1970] .
ISBN 9780422732000, 0422732001

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Other Authors Douglas, Mary, 1921-2007,
Evans-Pritchard, E. E. 1902-1973.
Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth.
Subjects Antropologische aspecten.
Occultism -- Congresses.
Sorcellerie -- Congrès.
Witchcraft -- Congresses.
Series A.S.A. monographs ; 9.
Description xxxviii, 387 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes "Distributed in the U.S.A. by Barnes & Noble."
Papers presented at the annual conference on the Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth, King's College, Cambridge, 3-6 April, 1968, which was held in honor of E.E. Evans-Pritchard.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction : Thirty years after Witchcraft, oracles and magic / Mary Douglas -- The myth of Satan and his human servants / Norman Cohn -- Sorcery, demons, and the rise of Christianity from late antiquity into the Middle Ages / Peter Brown -- The relevance of social anthropology to the historical study of English witchcraft / Keith Thomas -- Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart Essex / Alan MacFarlane -- Chikanga : an African diviner with an international reputation / Alison Redmayne -- Instant millennium : the sociology of African witch-cleansing cults / R.G. Willis -- Witchcraft, economics, and the continuity of belief / Edwin Ardener -- Child-witches / Robert Brain -- Spiritual power in Central America : the Naguals of Chiapas / Julian Pitt-Rivers -- Legitimate and illegitimate aggression in a West African state / Esther Goody -- Factions and exclusions in two South American village systems / Peter Rivière -- Prestige, influence, and sorcery : a New Guinea example / Anthony Forge -- The situation of death : an aspect of Anuak philosophy / Godfrey Lienhardt -- A structural approach to witchcraft and spirit-possession / I.M. Lewis -- The evil eye in the Middle East / Brian Spooner -- A boundary to accusations / G.I. Jones -- Were-animals and the introverted witch / Malcolm Ruel -- Towards more open theoretical interpretations / T.O. Beidelman.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)94954
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