In Darkness and Secrecy The Anthropology of Assault Sorcery and Witchcraft in Amazonia
List price: $25.95
Buy it from $19.49
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee
If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.
Learn more about our returns policy
Description: This ethnographic study of shamanism in lowland South America analyses the relations between the social, political, & historical dynamics of witchcraft & sorcery.
Rush Rewards U
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Limited time offer:
Get the first one free!
All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 6/3/2004
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction: Dark Shamanism|
|The Order of Dark Shamans among the Warao|
|Dark Shamans and the Shamanic State: Sorcery and Witchcraft as Political Process in Guyana and the Venezuelan Amazon|
|The Wicked and the Wise Men: Witches and Prophets in the History of the Northwest Amazon|
|Sorcery Beliefs, Transmissions of Shamanic Knowledge, and Therapeutic Practice among the Desana of the Upper Rio Negro Region, Brazil|
|The Glorious Tyranny of Silence and the Resonance of Shamanic Breath|
|A Blend of Blood and Tobacco: Shamans and Jaguars among the Parakana of Eastern Amazonia|
|The Wars Within: Xinguano Witchcraft and Balance of Power|
|Siblings and Sorcerers: The Paradox of Kinship among the Kulina|
|Being Alone amid Others: Sorcery and Morality among the Arara, Carib, Brazil|
|Sorcery and Shamanism in Cashinahua Discourse and Praxis, Purus River, Brazil|
|The Enemy Within: Child Sorcery, Revolution, and the Evils of Modernization in Eastern Peru|
|Afterword: Substances, Powers, Cosmos, and History|