Witchcraft & Sorcery in East Africa by Middleton, John - 1969

Witchcraft & Sorcery in East Africa by Middleton, John - 1969

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Witchcraft & Sorcery in East Africa by Middleton, John

1969 Hardcover with dust jacket. dust jacket has a few minor tears and clipping, but the book itself is in mint condition. Published by London: Routledge & Kegan Paul , 1st Edition, 3rd Printing

Includes "ten essays by anthropologists on the beliefs and practices associated with witches and sorcerers in Eastern Africa, . . all based on field research and new information which is studied within its wider social context." Among the topics are John Beattie on Sorcery in Bunyoro; . T.O. Beidelman on Witchcraft in Ukaguru; . Jean Buxton on Mandari Witchcraft; Mary Douglas, on Techniques of Sorcery Control in Central Africa and more. Foreword by E. E. Evans-Pritchard.

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