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Title Sorcery in the black Atlantic / edited by Luis Nicolau Parés and Roger Sansi
Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BF1584.B7 S713 2011    AVAILABLE    30530001096361
Descript 300 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-283) and index
Introduction: sorcery in the black Atlantic / Roger Sansi and Luis Nicolau Parés -- Sorcery and fetishism in the modern Atlantic / Roger Sansi -- Sorcery in Brazil: history and historiography / Laura de Mello e Souza -- Candomblé and slave resistance in nineteenth-century Bahia / João José Reis -- Chiefs into witches: cosmopolitan discourses of the nation, treason, and sorcery: the Pondoland Revolt, South Africa / Katherine Fidler -- Charlatans and sorcerers: the mental hygiene service in 1930s Recife, Brazil / Daniel Stone -- From enchantment by science to socialist sorcery: the Cuban republic and its savage slot / Stephan Palmié -- The logic of sorcery and democracy in contemporary Brazil / Yvonne Maggie -- Naming the evil: democracy and sorcery in contemporary Cameroon and South Africa / Basile Ndjio -- Families, churches, the state, and the child witch in Angola / Luena Nunes Pereira -- Sorcery, territories, and marginal resistances in Rio de Janeiro / Patricia Birman -- Witchcraft and modernity: perspectives from Africa and beyond / Peter Geschiere
Subject Witchcraft -- Brazil
Magic -- Brazil
Witchcraft -- South Africa
Magic -- South Africa
Alt Author Parés, Luis Nicolau
Sansi, Roger
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