Home » Where Humans and Spirits Meet: The Politics of Rituals and Identified Spirits in Zanzibar: The Politics of Rituals and Identified Spirits in Zanzibar by Kjersti Larsen
Where Humans and Spirits Meet: The Politics of Rituals and Identified Spirits in Zanzibar: The Politics of Rituals and Identified Spirits in Zanzibar Kjersti Larsen

Where Humans and Spirits Meet: The Politics of Rituals and Identified Spirits in Zanzibar: The Politics of Rituals and Identified Spirits in Zanzibar

Kjersti Larsen

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9780857450562
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184 pages
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Zanzibar, an island off the East African coast, with its Muslim and Swahili population, offers rich material for this study of identity, religion, and multiculturalism. This book focuses on the phenomenon of spirit possession in Zanzibar Town and theMoreZanzibar, an island off the East African coast, with its Muslim and Swahili population, offers rich material for this study of identity, religion, and multiculturalism. This book focuses on the phenomenon of spirit possession in Zanzibar Town and the relationships created between humans and spirits- it provides a way to apprehend how society is constituted and conceived and, thus, discusses Zanzibari understandings of what it means to be human.