Contemporary Witch-hunting in Gusii, Southwestern Kenya (Hardback)

by Justus M. Ogembo

Format: Hardback 204 pages

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This book describes a series of witch-killings that has been underway in Gusii, Southwestern Kenya, since 1992. It integrates the testimony of participants of and witnesses to the incidents of witch-killing with other ethnographic and socioeconomic information in order to understand what led to the sudden rise of this violence in November 1992 and its rapid decline in July 1994.

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Published
01/06/2006

Publisher
Edwin Mellen Press Ltd

ISBN
9780773457225


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