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Priests, Witches and Power


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List of maps; Preface; 1. Global Christianity and the structure of power; 2. Colonial conquest and the consolidation of marginality; 3, Evangelisation in Ulanga; 4. The persistence of mission; 5. Popular Christianity; 6. Kinship and the creation of relationship; 7. Engendering power; 8. Women's work; 9. Witchcraft suppression practices and movements; 10. Matters of substance; Notes; List of references; Index.

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This book discusses in a historical context how Christianity has been adopted in Southern Tanzania.

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MAIA GREEN is Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Manchester


'Maia Green's book gives us a fascinating specimen ...' Tanzanian Affairs
"The author's main argument... is well taken, while her focus on contemporary social and ritual practice is informative.... The ethnographic material is rich, and her theoretical perspective is sophisticated." Choice

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