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Author Marwick, Max.

Title Sorcery in its social setting : a study of the Northern Rhodesian Cewa / M. G. Marwick
Published Manchester [Eng.] ; Manchester University Press, [publisher not identified], [1965]
Manchester U.P., 1965


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 W'PONDS  306.409689 Mar/Sii  AVAILABLE
Description 339 pages : illustrations, maps, plates, folded genealogical table ; 23 cm
Contents Part I: Introductory--1. The sociology of sorcery--2. Introducing the Ceŵa--3. The idiom of Ceŵa belief--Part II: The contexts of Ceŵa sorcery--4. The matrilineage from within--5. External relations of the matrilineage--6. The position of the chief--7. Believed attacks and accusations between unrelated persons--8. Sorcery as a moral force--9. Sorcery and social change--10. Biographical: the life and death of headman Gombe--11. Recurring themes in all contexts
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 307-325
Subject Anthropology -- Rhodesia
Chewa (African people)
Ethnopsychology -- Rhodesia
Magic -- Zambia.
Occultism -- Rhodesia
Social conflict -- Zambia.
Sociology -- Rhodesia
Witchcraft -- Africa.
Witchcraft -- Rhodesia
Witchcraft -- Zambia.
ISBN 0719002575