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Healing the Exposed Being: The Ngoma Healing Tradition in South Africa



Healing The Exposed Being

Pub Date : 2017-05 | Author : Robert Thornton | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1776140184
ISBN 13 : 9781776140183

This ethnography explores the Ngoma healing tradition as practised in eastern Mpumalanga, South Africa. "Bungoma" is an active philosophical system and healing practice sonsisting ..


Healing The Exposed Being

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Robert J. Thornton | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1776140192
ISBN 13 : 9781776140190

This ethnography explores the Ngoma healing tradition as practised in eastern Mpumalanga, South Africa. "Bungoma" is an active philosophical system and healing practice sonsisting ..


Healing Traditions

Pub Date : 2008-10-21 | Author : Karen E. Flint | Publisher : Ohio University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780821443026
ISBN 13 : 082144302X

In August 2004, South Africa officially sought to legally recognize the practice of traditional healers. Largely in response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and limited both by the numbe..


Critique Of Black Reason

Pub Date : 2017-02-17 | Author : Achille Mbembe | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822373230
ISBN 13 : 0822373238

In Critique of Black Reason eminent critic Achille Mbembe offers a capacious genealogy of the category of Blackness—from the Atlantic slave trade to the present—to critically r..


The Early Writings Of Bronislaw Malinowski

Pub Date : 2006-06-01 | Author : Robert J. Thornton | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521026466
ISBN 13 : 9780521026468

Bronislaw Malinowski, born and educated in Poland, helped to establish British social anthropology. His classic monographs on the Trobriand Islanders were published between 1922 an..


Unimagined Community

Pub Date : 2008-09-02 | Author : Robert Thornton | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520942655
ISBN 13 : 9780520942653

This groundbreaking work, with its unique anthropological approach, sheds new light on a central conundrum surrounding AIDS in Africa. Robert J. Thornton explores why HIV prevalenc..



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