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7 edition of Contemporary Witch-Hunting in Gusii, Southwestern Kenya found in the catalog.

Contemporary Witch-Hunting in Gusii, Southwestern Kenya

by Justus M. Ogembo

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Social history,
  • Violence in society,
  • Witchcraft,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • World - General,
  • Kenya,
  • Social conditions,
  • Magick Studies,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Gusii (African people),
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8077758M
    ISBN 100773457224
    ISBN 109780773457225

      We conclude our celebration with the up to date list of Dr. LeVine’s articles and book chapters. Both lists of references may serve as a resource for scholars in the many relevant disciplines of his work. Books by Robert A LeVine. LeVine, R.A. & LeVine, B.B. (). Nyansongo: A Gusii community in Kenya. Since , the Gusii as a single ethnic group have occupied the Kisii and Nyamira districts of southwestern Kenya. The area is a rolling, hilly landscape on a plain reaching altitudes of 3, feet (1, meters) in the far northwestern corner of the territory, and 6, feet (2, meters) in the central highlands.

    The aim of the book is to present the most recent advances in the field of nanomaterials, as well as the devices being developed for novel nanoelectronics and nanophotonic systems. It covers the many novel nanoscale applications in microelectronics and photonics that have been developed in recent years. Looking to the future, the book suggests. A founding member of the Writer’s Association of Kenya, and the first African female writer to be published in English, Grace Ogot has been a pioneering figure throughout her career. Born in Kenya’s Central Nyanza district in , Ogot published her first short stories in the early s and her first novel, The Promised Land, in This depicted the migration of a young farmer .

    Research Associate, Institut Français de Recherche en Afrique, Nairobi, Kenya. INTERNATIONAL GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS Cambridge University Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences Contemporary Witch-Hunting in Gusii, Southwestern Kenya. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, Reviewed for Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft 4. the realities of Gusii daily life as fast as she reports them. Like the nineteenth-century traveller's account this book resembles, its real value lies in what is observed, not in what is deduced. This study contains a great deal of data about the death of rural, "traditional" society in the poorer parts of Kenya: these women (and LeVine assures us.


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