Magical Interpretations, Material Reality Modernity, Witchcraft and the Occult in Postcolonial Africa by H. Moore

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Magical Interpretations, Material Realities: Modernity, Witchcraft and the Occult in Postcolonial Africa Henrietta L. Moore, Todd Sanders Presbyterian Publishing Corp. ' Magical Interpretations, Material Realities brings together many of today's best scholars of contemporary Africa. The theme of "witchcraft" has long been associated with exoticizing portraits of a "traditional" Africa, but this volume takes the question of occult as a point of entry into the moral politics of some very modern African realities.'Reviews: 4.

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Magical interpretations, material realities: modernity, witchcraft, and the occult in postcolonial Africa. [Henrietta L Moore; Todd Sanders;] -- This volume sets out recent thinking on witchcraft in Africa, paying particular attention to variations in meanings and practices.

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Then there’s tentative truths that result from this direct experience.By interpretation, I mean here a conscious act of the mind which illustrates a certain code, certain "rules" of interpretation. Directed to art, interpretation means plucking a set of elements (the X, the Y, the Z, and so forth) from the whole work.

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