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Title Perspectives on African witchcraft / edited by Mariano Pavanello.

Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2017.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages)
Contents 1. Agencies, jurisdictions and paradigms in the shaping of witchcraft / Mariano Pavanello -- 2. Witchcraft, medicine and British colonial rule : anthropological analysis of colonial documents in the Gold Coast / Elisa Vasconi -- 3. Witchcraft and dream : a discussion of the Akan case / Mariano Pavanello -- 4. Witchcraft and religion in the process of formation of the public space in Ghana / Angelantonio Grossi -- 5. Where Christianity is ancient : Pentecostalism, evil in the world and the break with the past Ethiopia / Pino Schirripa -- 6. "Be Yesus Sh'm" : breaking with the national past in Eritrean and Ethiopian Pentecostal churches in Rome / Osvaldo Costantini -- 7. "I went out into the street. and now I am fighting for my life." : street children, witchcraft accusations, and the collapse of the household in Bangui (Central African Republic) / Andrea Ceriana Mayneri -- 8. Fields of experience : in between healing and harming. On conversation between Dogon healers and sorcerers / Roberto Beneduce.
Other author Pavanello, Mariano, 1944-
Subject Witchcraft -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
ISBN 9781315439921 (e-book : PDF)
9781315439891 (e-book: Mobi)
9781138217560 (hardback)
Standard Number 10.4324/9781315439921