Death and the Invisible Powers: The World of Kongo Belief

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"[Bockie s] description of Kongo culture is vivid, beautifully clear, and absolutely authentic, as only a native could make it.... I don t know of anything of its kind that is both as good, ethnographically, and as readable." Wyatt MacGaffey "Simon Bockie has written an engaging, often personal account of the views and behaviors surrounding death in his own society, the Kongo of Lower Zaire, northern Angola, and the Congo." Cahiers d Etudes africaines ..". excellent book of Kongo religious life and thought... " Religion ...

Death and the Invisible Powers: The World of Kongo Belief 1993, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253208088

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Death and the Invisible Powers: The World of Kongo Belief 1993, Indiana University Press

ISBN-13: 9780253315649

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