The empty seashell : witchcraft and doubt on an Indonesian island

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Full title: The empty seashell : witchcraft and doubt on an Indonesian island / Nils Bubandt.
Main author: Bubandt, Nils, (Author)
Format: Book           


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245 1 4 |a The empty seashell :  |b witchcraft and doubt on an Indonesian island /  |c Nils Bubandt. 
264 1 |a Ithaca :  |b Cornell University Press,  |c 2014. 
300 |a xix, 293 pages  
336 |a text  |2 rdacontent 
337 |a unmediated  |2 rdamedia 
338 |a volume  |2 rdacarrier 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction : the shell of the nautilus -- Witchcraft, doubt, and aporia -- The origins of witchcraft and the doubts of tradition -- Hopes, conversion, and millennial politics -- Christianity and deception -- The viscerality of witchcraft and the corporeality of the world -- New Order modern -- Subjectivity, exchange, opacity -- Technology, money, and the futures of witchcraft. 
520 |a "Explores what it is like to live in a world where cannibal witches are undeniably real, yet too ephemeral and contradictory to be an object of belief. In a book based on more than three years of fieldwork between 1991 and 2011, Nils Bubandt argues that cannibal witches for people in the coastal, and predominantly Christian, community of Buli in the Indonesian province of North Maluku are both corporeally real and fundamentally unknowable"--  |c Provided by publisher. 
650 0 |a Witchcraft  |z Indonesia  |z Halmahera. 
651 0 |a Halmahera (Indonesia)  |x Religion. 
650 0 |a Ethnology  |z Indonesia  |z Halmahera. 
650 0 |a Belief and doubt. 
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