The Resource When we began there were witchmen : an oral history from Mount Kenya, Jeffrey A. Fadiman

When we began there were witchmen : an oral history from Mount Kenya, Jeffrey A. Fadiman

Label
When we began there were witchmen : an oral history from Mount Kenya
Title
When we began there were witchmen
Title remainder
an oral history from Mount Kenya
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey A. Fadiman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fadiman, Jeffrey
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT433.545.M47
LC item number
F34 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Meru (African people)
  • Oral tradition
  • Witchcraft
  • Meru (African people)
  • Oral tradition
  • Witchcraft
  • Meru (volk)
  • Magie
  • Volkscultuur
  • Mondelinge literatuur
  • Mondelinge overlevering
  • Meru (peuple d'Afrique)
  • Tradition orale
  • Sorcellerie
  • Mündliche Überlieferung
  • Magie
  • Kenya
  • Kenia
  • Meru <Volk>
Label
When we began there were witchmen : an oral history from Mount Kenya, Jeffrey A. Fadiman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-385) 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
Introduction: The Oral Traditions -- 1. Traditions of Origin: Mysterious Mbwaa -- 2. Enslavement Traditions: Persecution and Flight -- 3. Mount Kenya Traditions: Fragmentation and War -- 4. Traditions of Deviance: Evolution on the Fringes -- 5. Capitulation Traditions: The Coming of England -- 6. The Extortion Traditions: Dancing Deviants -- 7. The Colonial Traditions: Dismantling Elderhood -- 8. Missionary Traditions: Spreading God -- 9. Anti-Christian Traditions: The War Against Converts -- 10. Disaster Traditions: There Were Years When Men Ate Thorns -- 11. Resistance Traditions: Kiamas Underground -- 12. Persecution Traditions: The Wars to End Witchcraft -- 13. Reconciliation Traditions: Meru's Golden Age
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 395 pages
Isbn
9780520086159
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
92012639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25630323
  • (OCoLC)ocm25630323
Label
When we began there were witchmen : an oral history from Mount Kenya, Jeffrey A. Fadiman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-385) 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
Introduction: The Oral Traditions -- 1. Traditions of Origin: Mysterious Mbwaa -- 2. Enslavement Traditions: Persecution and Flight -- 3. Mount Kenya Traditions: Fragmentation and War -- 4. Traditions of Deviance: Evolution on the Fringes -- 5. Capitulation Traditions: The Coming of England -- 6. The Extortion Traditions: Dancing Deviants -- 7. The Colonial Traditions: Dismantling Elderhood -- 8. Missionary Traditions: Spreading God -- 9. Anti-Christian Traditions: The War Against Converts -- 10. Disaster Traditions: There Were Years When Men Ate Thorns -- 11. Resistance Traditions: Kiamas Underground -- 12. Persecution Traditions: The Wars to End Witchcraft -- 13. Reconciliation Traditions: Meru's Golden Age
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 395 pages
Isbn
9780520086159
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
92012639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25630323
  • (OCoLC)ocm25630323

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