The Resource Some spirits heal, others only dance : a journey into human selfhood in an African village, Roy Willis

Some spirits heal, others only dance : a journey into human selfhood in an African village, Roy Willis

Label
Some spirits heal, others only dance : a journey into human selfhood in an African village
Title
Some spirits heal, others only dance
Title remainder
a journey into human selfhood in an African village
Statement of responsibility
Roy Willis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Where does 'the self' in 'myself' begin and end? And what do ideas of 'spirit' tell us about the nature of human selfhood? To investigate these poorly understood matters, veteran anthropologist, neo-shaman and paranormal healer Roy Willis spent five months in a remote part of northern Zambia exploring human consciousness in a fascinating and sometimes terrifying series of adventures
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
EUN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Willis, Roy G
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1275.F3
LC item number
W55 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lungu (African people)
  • Spiritual healing and spiritualism
  • Self
  • Lungu (Peuple d'Afrique)
  • Lungu (Peuple d'Afrique)
  • Lungu (Peuple d'Afrique)
  • Chamanisme
  • Moi (Psychologie)
  • Volksgeneeskunde
  • Magie
  • Geistheilung
  • Sambia
Label
Some spirits heal, others only dance : a journey into human selfhood in an African village, Roy Willis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Research assistance -- Homeland and familihood -- Managing time and space -- making ethnography -- Sorcery attack -- Dreaming medicine -- Dispossession -- Afterthoughts: selfhood in global village
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 220 pages
Isbn
9781859732830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
004046572
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41999841
  • (OCoLC)ocm41999841
Label
Some spirits heal, others only dance : a journey into human selfhood in an African village, Roy Willis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Research assistance -- Homeland and familihood -- Managing time and space -- making ethnography -- Sorcery attack -- Dreaming medicine -- Dispossession -- Afterthoughts: selfhood in global village
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 220 pages
Isbn
9781859732830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
004046572
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41999841
  • (OCoLC)ocm41999841

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