Sorcery in its Social Setting. A study of the Northern Rhodesian Cewa.


Sorcery playes a very important part in the social structure of the African tribal people,no more so than in the Cewa people of Northern Rhodesia.The Sorcerer a person who claims to use magic powers,a magician or wizard,this person carries a great burden of authority even in more modern days,people still turn to this kind of healing and justice.This book set out in 11 chapters covers almost every aspect of social life amongst this ancient people,and the important role that sorcery ,and the sorcerer plays.

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H/b in the original boards,somewhat old looking and rubbed and edge-worn spine faded and ends bruised.Size 9×6 pp,XXII 339,inc,index and glossary,bibliography,various appendix,with 2 f/o charts depicting tribal genealogies,various charts in text,b/w plates inc frontispiece,page maps.Front hinge broken,rear strong,Binding good to firm.No foxing,staining or browning.Internally clean and bright throughout.


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