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The feast of the sorcerer : practices of consciousness and power / Bruce Kapferer
Bib ID 95134
Format BookBook
Author
Kapferer, Bruce
 
Description Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1997 
xix, 367 pages : illustrations (some col.) ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0226424111 (alkaline paper)
0226424138 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Full contents
  • 1. Introduction: Sorcery in Anthropology
  • 2. Gods of Protection, Demons of Destruction: Sorcery and Modernity
  • 3. Victim and Sorcerer: Tales of the City, the State, and Their Nemesis
  • 4. The Suniyama: The Conquest of Sorcery and the Power of Consciousness
  • 5. The Suniyama: The Conquest of Sorcery and the Power of Consciousness
  • 6. Sorcery and Sacrifice: Victims, Gifts, and Violence
  • 7. Sorcery's Passions: Fear, Loathing, and Anger in the World
  • 8. Faces of Power: Sorcery, Society, and the State
  • 9. Thus, Man Is Always a Wizard to Man.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-349) and index.

Subjects Magic, Sinhalese -- Psychological aspects.  |  Magic, Sinhalese -- Social aspects.  |  Sri Lanka -- Social life and customs.

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