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Author Ashforth, Adam, author
Title The trials of Mrs. K. : seeking justice in a world with witches / Adam Ashforth
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2018
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  BF1584.M3 A84 2018    AVAILABLE    30520020857331
 人文社會聯圖  BF1584.M3 A84 2018    AVAILABLE    30650020087769
Descript xiii, 246 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-236) and index
The most abhorrent crime -- The name of the witch -- A fair forum? -- A witch in the family -- The case of the Kasitos -- When a witch confesses -- A child's tale -- Judgment day for Mrs. K. -- Human rights, Norwegians, and the "president of witches" -- "Material dreaming" and the ways witchcraft stories work -- Truth and consequences: the work of witchcraft stories -- In defense of witch trials
Subject Trials (Witchcraft) -- Malawi
Witchcraft -- Social aspects -- Malawi
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