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Imagining Evil : witchcraft beliefs and accusations in contemporary Africa / edited by Gerrie ter Haar.

Contributor(s): Haar, Gerrie ter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Religion in contemporary Africa series (Trenton, N.J.): Publisher: Trenton NJ : Africa World Press, c2007Description: vi, 348 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1592214843 (hard cover); 1592214851 (pbk.).Subject(s): Witchcraft -- AfricaDDC classification: 133.43096090511 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction: the evil called witchcraft / Gerrie ter Haar -- Witching-times : a theme in the histories of Africa and Europe / Stephen Ellis -- A phenomenonology of witchcraft in Ghana / Abraham Akrong -- Witchcraft in contemporary Ghana / Elom Dovlo -- Ghanaian witchcraft beliefs : a view from the Netherlands / Gerrie ter Haar -- Witchcraft and the Christian church : ethical implications / Elias K. Bongmba -- Anger as a metaphor of witchcraft : the relation between magic, witchcraft and divination among the Mupun of Nigeria / Umar Habila Dadem Danfulani -- The Mbambi brought the message : Shitera, witchcraft of revenge / Samuel K. Mbambo -- Witchcraft as a challenge to Batswana ideas of community and relationships / Gomang Seratwa Ntloedibe-Kuswani -- Witch-hunting in Zambia and international illegal trade / Hugo F. Hinfelaar -- The impact of witchcraft beliefs and practices on the socio-economic development of the Abakwaya in Musoma-rural district, Tanzania / Stephen Nyoka Nyaga -- Containment of witchcraft accusations in South Africa : a search for a transformational approach to curb the problem / Selaelo Thias Kgatla -- The escalation of witchcraft accusations / Walter E.A. van Beek.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Short Loan Books Short Loan Books Hamu Mukasa Library
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133.43096090511 IMA (Browse shelf) Available 129767
Short Loan Books Short Loan Books Hamu Mukasa Library
Closed Access l Short Loan; Level 1
133.43096090511 IMA (Browse shelf) Available 125805

Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-333) and index.

Introduction: the evil called witchcraft / Gerrie ter Haar -- Witching-times : a theme in the histories of Africa and Europe / Stephen Ellis -- A phenomenonology of witchcraft in Ghana / Abraham Akrong -- Witchcraft in contemporary Ghana / Elom Dovlo -- Ghanaian witchcraft beliefs : a view from the Netherlands / Gerrie ter Haar -- Witchcraft and the Christian church : ethical implications / Elias K. Bongmba -- Anger as a metaphor of witchcraft : the relation between magic, witchcraft and divination among the Mupun of Nigeria / Umar Habila Dadem Danfulani -- The Mbambi brought the message : Shitera, witchcraft of revenge / Samuel K. Mbambo -- Witchcraft as a challenge to Batswana ideas of community and relationships / Gomang Seratwa Ntloedibe-Kuswani -- Witch-hunting in Zambia and international illegal trade / Hugo F. Hinfelaar -- The impact of witchcraft beliefs and practices on the socio-economic development of the Abakwaya in Musoma-rural district, Tanzania / Stephen Nyoka Nyaga -- Containment of witchcraft accusations in South Africa : a search for a transformational approach to curb the problem / Selaelo Thias Kgatla -- The escalation of witchcraft accusations / Walter E.A. van Beek.

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