1st Edition

Magical Writing In Salasaca
Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador

ISBN 9780813341514
Published August 1, 2003 by Routledge
192 Pages

USD $46.95

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Book Description

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

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