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EXPERIENCING RITUAL: A New Interpretation of African Healing.
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1992). First edition - A provocative and very unusual anthropology work - Edith Turner was the wife of the noted anthropologist Victor Turner and for several years in the 1950s, she was at his side when he conducted fieldwork among the Ndembu. But when she returned in 1985 and sighted a spirit form while participating in the Ihamba ritual of the Ndembu, her perspective changed to the view of millions of Africans - that ritual is the harnessing of spiritual power. Illustrated with photographs. A title in the Series of Contemporary Ethnography. Several appendices, references, index. xii, 239 pp. ISBN: 0-812213661.
Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (previous owner's name inside front cover).Book ID: 83983More details Price: $20.00