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Wombs and Alien Spirits

Women, Men, and the Zar Cult in Northern Sudan (New Directions in Anthropological Writing)

by Janice Boddy

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Spirit communication & mediumship, spiritualism,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Marriage customs and rites, Is,
  • Marriage customs and rites, Islamic,
  • Muslim women,
  • Spirit possession,
  • Sudan,
  • Zar,
  • Zåar,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9420646M
    ISBN 100299123146
    ISBN 109780299123147

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Based on nearly two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Muslim village in northern Sudan, Wombs and Alien Spirits explores the zâr cult, the most widely practiced traditional healing cult /5. “Wombs and Alien Spirits is a provocative book on women and religion and a valuable addition to the literature on Sudan.”—Victoria Bernal, The Middle East Journal About the Author Janice Boddy is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Toronto/5(14).

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Wombs and Alien Spirits Book Summary: Based on nearly two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Muslim village in northern Sudan, Wombs and Alien Spirits explores the zâr cult, the most widely practiced traditional healing cult in Africa. Adherents of the cult are usually women with marital or fertility problems, who are possessed by spirits very different from their own.

Based on nearly two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Muslim village in northern Sudan, Wombs and Alien Spirits explores the zâr cult, the most widely practiced traditional healing cult.

Description: Based on nearly two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Muslim village in northern Sudan, Wombs and Alien Spirits explores the zâr cult, the most widely practiced traditional healing cult in Africa. Adherents of the cult are usually women with marital or fertility problems, who are possessed by spirits very different from their own proscribed roles as mothers.

Wombs and Alien Spirits: Women, Men, and the Zar Cult in Northern Sudan. University of Wisconsin Press, The subject of this book is spirit possession.

But equally, it describes the cultural and social context that produces a particular system of possessionCited by: (DOC) Book Review: Wombs and Alien Spirits | Nour Shtayyeh - In a multi-faceted, captivating and thorough analysis of the zar cult of Northern Sudan, Janice Boddy's Wombs and Alien Spirits produces a wonderful contribution to the anthropological literatures on gender studies, religion, spirit possession.

Based on nearly two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Muslim village in northern Sudan, Wombs and Alien Spirits explores the zâr cult, the most widely practiced traditional healing cult in Africa.

Adherents of the cult are usually women with marital or fertility problems, who are possessed by spirits very different from their own proscribed roles as by: Based on nearly two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Muslim village in northern Sudan, Wombs and Alien Spirits explores the zâr cult, the most widely practiced traditional healing cult in Africa.

Adherents of the cult are usually women with marital or fertility problems, who are possessed by spirits very different from their own proscribed roles as mothers. Based on nearly two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Muslim village in northern Sudan, Wombs and Alien Spirits explores the zâr cult, the most widely practiced traditional healing cult in Africa.

Adherents of the cult are usually women with marital or fertility problems. Wombs and Alien Spirits: Women, Men and the Zar Cult in Northern Spain New directions in anthropological writing: : Janice Boddy: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(7).

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Wombs and alien spirits: women, men, and the Zar cult in northern Sudan. Author: Boddy, Janice. Publication info: Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, c Based on nearly two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a Muslim village in northern Sudan, Wombs and Alien Spirits explores the zâr cult, the most widely practiced traditional healing cult in.

"Wombs and Alien Spirits is a provocative book on women and religion and a valuable addition to the literature on Sudan."--Victoria Bernal, The Middle East Journal. Synopsis. Adherents to the "zar" cult in northern Sudan encounter spirits that are parallels of historically relevant figures in the known human world/5(12).

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