According to the people of the Mueda plateau in northern Mozambique, sorcerers remake the world by asserting the authority of their own imaginative visions of it. While conducting research among these Muedans, anthropologist Harry G. West made a revealing discovery-for many of them, West's efforts to elaborate an ethnographic vision of their world was itself a form of sorcery. In Ethnographic Sorcery , West explores the fascinating issues provoked by this equation. A key theme of West's research into sorcery is that one ...

Ethnographic Sorcery 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226893983

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Ethnographic Sorcery 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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