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Published: 06 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021582-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2158-2
...4 Witchcraft and the Limits of Social Medicine Wrapped in a sweater, I sat under the fluo- rescent lights in the overly air-c­ onditioned National Archives of South Africa reading through the yellowing pages of the pchc annual reports. I was im- pressed by the evidence of health improvements...
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 15 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385158
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8515-8
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 13 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385837
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8583-7
Published: 30 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380788-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8078-8
Series: Duke Monographs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Published: 21 August 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382713-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8271-3
Published: 26 February 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383642-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8364-2
Series: Latin America Otherwise
Published: 15 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385158-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8515-8
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 13 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385837-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8583-7
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 13 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385837-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8583-7
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...Witchcraft in Soweto Adam Ashforth Although the triumph of the freedom struggle in 1994 was greeted with a national wave of euphoria, the introduction of democracy did not solve all of South Africa’s problems. Moreover, the end of apartheid removed a large abstract force that people...
Series: The C. Eric Lincoln Series on the Black Experience
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
Series: The Frank C. Brown collection of North Carolina folklore ;
Published: 01 January 1970
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382867-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8286-7
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By Abigail H. Neely
Published: 06 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021582-105
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2158-2
... in general. hlonipha literally respect; it also refers to that practice of following particu- lar protocols like adhering to food taboos as a sign of respect. idliso a witchcraft illness that has the same symptoms as tuberculosis. intelezi a special umuthi used in protection rituals. inyanga (plural...
Book Chapter

By Abigail H. Neely
Published: 06 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021582-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2158-2
...; tuberculosis, ancestors: ancestor illnesses as category, idliso, and, 88 90, 95, 97 98; tubercu- losis and, 84; witchcraft illnesses and, 10; annual protection ritual and, 92; 79 82, 97. See also science hlonipha-­related milk consumption Biruk, Crystal, 28, 48, 120n23, 126n13 prohibitions and, 70 71...
Published: 06 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021582-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2158-2
.... It s just intelezi. Intelezi is the plant used to make the umuthi (medicine or potion) for annual protection rituals, which protect people, animals, and crops and the spaces they inhabit from witchcraft. Gogo was growing intelezi so that she could protect her home, her garden, and her family. While...
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By Florence Bernault
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
...Preface One day in Brazzaville (Congo), witchcraft filled my heart with anger. I was very young and very inexperienced, and this was my first stay in Equatorial Africa. At a dinner with friends, Guy, a young Congolese man, told us that, as a boy, his parents had sent him away to the care...
Series: The World Readers, The World Readers
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
....” 113 114  Zakes Mda “Kala is right,” said the patriarch. “What does a boy who has not even been to circumcision school know about witchcraft and disease?” When the time came, Mlanjeni went to the circumcision school. Both Twin and Twin-­Twin were among the amakhankatha—­the men who taught...
Book Chapter

By Florence Bernault
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... insulation, undeserved profits, and racial brutality. The Gabonese, meanwhile, had long imagined their dealings with spirits and ancestors as a circulation of offerings and sacrifice. Therapeutic proce- dures involved transactions as a core component, while witchcraft was akin to stealing life and social...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... should examine all pertinent categories. For example, someone seeking additional information on Native American shamans should look first in section 1 (Traditional Medical Beliefs and Practices), subsection B (Magic, Witchcraft, Shamanism, and Charms). The next step would be to examine section 4...
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... should examine all pertinent categories. For example, someone seeking additional information on Native American shamans should look first in section 1 (Traditional Medical Beliefs and Practices), subsection B (Magic, Witchcraft, Shamanism, and Charms). The next step would be to examine section 4...