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DEATH AND THE INVISIBLE POWERS: THE WORLD OF KONGO BELIEF

By: Bockie, Simon

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press - I.: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000044911

ISBN: 0253208084

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. [Bockie's] description of Kongo culture is vivid, beautifully clear, and ab solutely authentic, as only a native could make it.... I don't know of anyt hing of its kind that is both as good, ethnographically, and as readable."y att MacGaffey Simon Bockie has written an engaging, often personal account of the views a nd behaviors surrounding death in his own society, the Kongo of Lower Zaire , northern Angola, and the Congo." รข??Cahiers d'Etu... View more info