Naming the Witch

Naming the Witch❰Download❯ ➸ Naming the Witch Author James T. Siegel – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Naming the Witch explores the recent series of witchcraft accusations and killings in East Java, which spread as the Suharto regime slipped into crisis and then fell After many years of ethnographic w Naming the Witch explores the recent series of witchcraft accusations and killings in East Java, which spread as the Suharto regime slipped into crisis and then fell After many years of ethnographic work focusing on the origins and nature of Naming the eBook ☆ violence in Indonesia, Siegel came to the conclusion that previous anthropological explanations of witchcraft and magic, mostly based on sociological conceptions but also including the work of EE Evans Pritchard and Claude L vi Strauss, were simply inadequate to the task of providing a full understanding of the phenomena associated with sorcery, and particularly with the ideas of power connected with it Previous explanations have tended to see witchcraft in simple opposition to modernism and modernity enchantment vs disenchantment The author sees witchcraft as an effect of culture, when the latter is incapable of dealing with accident, death, and the fear of the disintegration of social and political relations He shows how and why modernization and witchcraft can often be companions, as people strive to name what has hitherto been unnameable. This is one of the densest books I have read in my short time here on Earth So much information is packed into it, I read it slowly and highlighted about half of it Its setting is a very specific time and place in Javanese history, right after the fall of Suharto, who had been an overbearing father president for over thirty years, amidst a rash of mob killings and accusations of witchcraft in the wake of the post Suharto void of power It goes deeply into the nature of these accusations and la This is one of the densest books I have read in my short time here on Earth So much information is packed into it, I read it slowly and highlighted about half of it Its setting is a very specific time and place in Javanese history, right after the fall of Suharto, who had been an overbearing father president for over thirty years, amidst a rash of mob killings and accusations of witchcraft in the wake of the post Suharto void of power It goes deeply into the nature of these accusations and lays out the very complicated logic behind them It is sensitive and inquisitive, and a good, hard read Siegel mengambil setting wilayah di Malang Selatan yang merupakan kampung halaman saya Ada perasaan aneh ketika daerah kita dibahas sedemikian rupa oleh peneliti luar negeri dengan bahasan tentang isu dukun santet Dalam hati saya bertanya apakah masyarakat yang menjadi informan saya akan merasakan hal yang sama, seandainya mereka berkesempatan untuk membaca tulisan saya tentang mereka. idk this book took what could ve been an interesting discussion and drowned it in a very deep bath of Derrida, Anthropological Theory, endless pointless digressions, and Freudian babble.

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    EPUB is an ebook file format that uses the epub and particularly with the ideas of power connected with it Previous explanations have tended to see witchcraft in simple opposition to modernism and modernity enchantment vs disenchantment The author sees witchcraft as an effect of culture, when the latter is incapable of dealing with accident, death, and the fear of the disintegration of social and political relations He shows how and why modernization and witchcraft can often be companions, as people strive to name what has hitherto been unnameable. This is one of the densest books I have read in my short time here on Earth So much information is packed into it, I read it slowly and highlighted about half of it Its setting is a very specific time and place in Javanese history, right after the fall of Suharto, who had been an overbearing father president for over thirty years, amidst a rash of mob killings and accusations of witchcraft in the wake of the post Suharto void of power It goes deeply into the nature of these accusations and la This is one of the densest books I have read in my short time here on Earth So much information is packed into it, I read it slowly and highlighted about half of it Its setting is a very specific time and place in Javanese history, right after the fall of Suharto, who had been an overbearing father president for over thirty years, amidst a rash of mob killings and accusations of witchcraft in the wake of the post Suharto void of power It goes deeply into the nature of these accusations and lays out the very complicated logic behind them It is sensitive and inquisitive, and a good, hard read Siegel mengambil setting wilayah di Malang Selatan yang merupakan kampung halaman saya Ada perasaan aneh ketika daerah kita dibahas sedemikian rupa oleh peneliti luar negeri dengan bahasan tentang isu dukun santet Dalam hati saya bertanya apakah masyarakat yang menjadi informan saya akan merasakan hal yang sama, seandainya mereka berkesempatan untuk membaca tulisan saya tentang mereka. idk this book took what could ve been an interesting discussion and drowned it in a very deep bath of Derrida, Anthropological Theory, endless pointless digressions, and Freudian babble. "/>
  • Paperback
  • 280 pages
  • Naming the Witch
  • James T. Siegel
  • English
  • 09 May 2017
  • 0804751951