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Author Cohen, Emma, 1979-
Title The mind possessed : the cognition of spirit possession in an Afro-Brazilian religious tradition / Emma Cohen
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  BL53 .C643 2007    AVAILABLE    30520020669983
Descript ix, 241 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-236) and index
Introducing possession -- Historical and ethnographic setting -- The research community -- Describing, interpreting and explaining spirit possession -- Medicalist, physiological and sociological explanations -- Spirits as concepts -- Observing possession -- The social relevance of spirits -- Explaining distributions of spirit concepts and spirit possession
Subject Psychology, Religious
Spirit possession -- Brazil
Afro-Brazilian cults
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