Spirits and Slaves in Central Sudan The Red Wind of Sennar

This historical ethnography from Central Sudan explores the century-old intertwining of zar , spirit possession, with past lives of ex-slaves and shows that, despite very different social and cultural contexts, zar has continued to be shaped by the experience of slavery

Main Author: Kenyon, Susan M.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2012, 2012
Series:Contemporary Anthropology of Religion
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This historical ethnography from Central Sudan explores the century-old intertwining of zar , spirit possession, with past lives of ex-slaves and shows that, despite very different social and cultural contexts, zar has continued to be shaped by the experience of slavery
Physical Description:XXXII, 282 p. 9 illus online resource
ISBN:9781137027504