Magical Writing In Salasaca: Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Magical Writing In Salasaca

Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador, 1st Edition

By Peter Wogan


192 pages

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Paperback: 9780813341514
pub: 2003-08-01
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This book demonstrates that the beliefs about writing reflect extensive contact with birth certificates, baptism records, and other church and state documents. It reviews Ecuadorian history to identify the specific documentation sources that have most influenced beliefs in the witch's book.

Table of Contents

Series Editor Preface -- Introduction -- Witchcraft and Writing -- Sources of Magical Beliefs -- God’s Book -- The Day of the Dead -- Weaving and Writing -- Conclusion

About the Author

Wogan, Peter

About the Series

Case Studies in Anthropology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General