- Uitgever:Chicago University P
- Aantal Pagina's:344
Spirited things : the work of "possession" in afro-atlantic religions
The word "possession" is trickier than we often think, especially in the context of the Black Atlantic and its religions and economy. Here possession can refer to spirits, material goods, and, indeed, people. This book features essays by anthropologists in the Americas to explore the nexus found at the heart of the idea of being possessed.