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Pamela J. Stewart (Author), Andrew Strathern (Author). This book combines two classic topics in social anthropology in a new synthesis: the study of witchcraft and sorcery and the study of rumors and gossip

Pamela J. ISBN-13: 978-0521004732. This book combines two classic topics in social anthropology in a new synthesis: the study of witchcraft and sorcery and the study of rumors and gossip. First, it shows how rumor and gossip are invariably important as catalysts for accusations of witchcraft and sorcery. Second, it demonstrates the role of rumor and gossip in the genesis of social and political violence, as in the case of both peasant rebellions and witch-hunts.

Witchcraft, Sorcery, Rumors and Gossip (New Departures in Anthropology). Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew Strathern

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Pamela J. Stewart, Andrew Strathern. Witchcraft, Sorcery, Rumors, and Gossip combines two classic topics in social anthropology in a new synthesis: the study of witchcraft and sorcery and the study of rumours and gossip

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book by Andrew Strathern. Two classic topics in social anthropology are combined in this work-the study of witchcraft and sorcery and the study of rumors and gossip. After revealing the importance of rumor and gossip as catalysts for accusations of witchcraft and sorcery, it demonstrates their role in the genesis of social and political violence, as seen in peasant rebellions, as well as witch-hunts.

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Series: New Departures in Anthropology. Recommend to librarian. It shows how rumour and gossip are invariably important as catalysts for accusations of witchcraft and sorcery, and demonstrates the role of rumour and gossip in the genesis of social and political violence, as in the case of both peasant rebellions and witch-hunts. Examples supporting the argument are drawn from Africa, Europe, India, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. 2001. Charismatic and Pentecostal Christianity in Oceania. Special issue of Journal of Ritual Studies 15 (2).

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New Departures in Anthropology It shows how rumour and gossip are invariably important as catalysts for accusations.

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Author: Pamela J. Stewart. Two classic topics in social anthropology are combined in this work-­the study of witchcraft and sorcery and the study of rumors and gossip

Author: Pamela J. Title: Witchcraft, Sorcery, Rumors and Gossip (New Departures in Anthropology). The study draws upon examples from Africa, Europe, India, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia.

Y PAMELA J. STEWART ANDREW STRATHERN University of Pittsburgh. Witchcraft and Sorcery: Modes of Analysis Rumor and Gossip: An Overview Africa India New Guinea European and American Witchcraft Rumors and Violence Conclusions: Conict and Cohesion. In this book we explore two intertwined themes: the study of witchcraft and sorcery and the analysis of rumor and gossip. While there is a considerable amount written on both themes, generally they have not been brought together systematically. It is illuminating to do so for several reasons.

Two classic topics in social anthropology are combined in this work--the study of witchcraft and sorcery and the study of rumors and gossip. After revealing the importance of rumor and gossip as catalysts for accusations of witchcraft and sorcery, it demonstrates their role in the genesis of social and political violence, as seen in peasant rebellions, as well as witch-hunts. The study draws upon examples from Africa, Europe, India, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia.
Witchcraft, Sorcery, Rumors and Gossip (New Departures in Anthropology) download epub
New Age & Spirituality
Author: Andrew Strathern,Pamela J. Stewart
ISBN: 0521808685
Category: Religion & Spirituality
Subcategory: New Age & Spirituality
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (November 24, 2003)
Pages: 246 pages