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Spirited things : the work of "possession" in Afro-Atlantic religions

Auteur(s) : Johnson, Paul Christopher (Éd.)Description matérielle : 344 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm.Publication : Chicago : University of Chicago press, 2014.Cote : S.207Note : Bibliographie p. 303-329. Index. Thématique : Ethnologie | Religion | Possession Géographique : Amérique du Sud Item type: Ouvrage
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Introduction. Spirits and things in the making of the Afro-Atlantic world / Johnson, Paul Christopher --

Toward an Atlantic genealogy of "spirit possession" / Johnson, Paul Christopher --

The Ejamba of North Fairmount Avenue, the wizard of Menlo Park, and the dialectics of ensoniment: an episode in the history of an acoustic mask / Palmié, Stephan --

"Who's dat knocking at the door?": a tragicomic Ethiopian spirit delineation in three parts / Polk, Patrick A. --

Spiritual agency, materiality, and knowledge in Cuba / Wirtz, Kristina --

The fetish and the stone: a moral economy of charlatans and thieves / Brazeal, Brian --

Demons and money: possessions in Brazilian Pentecostalism / Selka, Stephen --

Possessing the land for Jesus / McAlister, Elizabeth --

Possession and attachment: notes on moral ritual communication among Haitian descent groups / Richman, Karen --

Mimetic corporeality, discourse, and indeterminacy in spirit possession / Romberg, Raquel --

Afterword. Recognizing and misrecognizing spirit possession / Lambek, Michael.

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