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Found: 23 Record 1-23 Search: Spirit - possession

Book chapterGiles, L.L. (2015)
Spirit Possession and Masculinity in Swahili Society
In: Stiles, E.E.; Thompson, K.D. (eds.), Gendered Lives in the Western Indian Ocean: Islam, marriage, and sexuality on the Swahili coast. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press.

Book chapterGiles, L.L. (2009)
Societal Change and Swahili Spirit Possession
In: Larsen, K. (ed.), Knowledge, Renewal and Religion: Repositioning and changing ideological and material circumstances among the Swahili on the East African Coast. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet. p. 85-106.

Book chapterGiles, L. (2004)
Swahili Healers and Spirit Cults
In: Walters, M.N.; Fridman, E.J.N. (eds.), Shamanism: An encyclopedia of World beliefs, practices and culture. Santa Barbara CA: ABC-Clio. p. 944-948.

Periodical articleMcIntosh, J. (2004)
Reluctant Muslims: Embodied hegemony and moral resistance in a Giriama spirit possession complex
Abstract presentJournal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. Volume 10 #1. p. 91-112.

Periodical articleSmith, J.H. (2001)
Of Spirit Possession and Structural Adjustment Programs: Government downsizing, education and their enchantments in neo-liberal Kenya
Abstract presentJournal of Religion in Africa. Volume 31 #4. p. 427-456.

Book chapterGiles, L.L. (1999)
Spirit Possession and the Symbolic Construction of Swahili Society
Abstract presentIn: Behrend, H.; Luig, U. (eds.), Spirit Possession, Modernity and Power in Africa. Oxford: James Currey. p. 142-164.

Periodical articleTinga, K.K. (1998)
Cultural Practice of the Midzichenda at Crossroads: Divination, healing, witchcraft and the statutory law
Abstract presentAfrikanistische Arbeitspapiere. Volume 55. p. 173-184.

Periodical articleVille, J.-L. (1997)
La Possession et son Interpretation Therapeutique: Un systeme singulier chez les Taita du Kenya
L'Homme. Volume 142. p. 49-67.

Periodical articleGiles, L.L. (1995)
Sociocultural Change and Spirit Possession on the Swahili Coast of East Africa
Anthropological Quarterly. Volume 68. p. 89-106.

Book chapterTopan, F.M. (1992)
Body and Self in a Spirit Mediumship Cult of Mombasa
In: Maw, J.; Picton, J. (eds.), Concepts of the Body/Self in Africa. Wien: Afro-Pub. p. 55-65.

Conference paperGiles, L.L. (1991)
Swahili Ethnicity as Expressed through the Medium of Spirit Possession
90th Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association, Chicago, November 20-24.

Dissertation / thesisThompson, S.G. (1990)
Speaking 'Truth' to Power: Divination as a paradigm for facilitating change among the Giriama in the Kenyan hinterland
Ph.D. thesis. University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies.

Periodical articleGiles, L.L. (1989)
The Dialectic of Spirit Production: A cross-cultural dialogue
Mankind Quarterly. Volume 33 #3. p. 243-265.

Dissertation / thesisGiles, L.L. (1989)
Spirit Possession on the Swahili Coast: Peripheral cults or primary texts?
Ph.D. thesis. Austin: University of Texas.

Periodical articleOrchardson-Mazrui, E.C. (1989)
Spirit Possession among the Mijikenda
Kenya Past and Present. #21. p. 29-32.

Periodical articleGiles, L.L. (1987)
Possession Cults on the Swahili Coast: A re-examination of theories of marginality
Abstract presentAfrica. Volume 57. p. 234-258.

Periodical articleGiles, L. (1984)
Further Considerations on Mbaraki Pillar
Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa. #18. p. 197-199.

Periodical articleParkin, D.J. (1982)
Straightening the Paths from Wilderness
Paideuma. Volume 28. p. 71-83.

Periodical articleParkin, D. (1979)
Straightening the Paths from Wilderness: The case of divinatory speech
Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford. Volume 10 #3. p. 147-160.

Periodical articleGomm, R. (1975)
Bargaining from Weakness: Spirit possession on the south Kenya coast
Man. Volume 10. p. 530-543.

Dissertation / thesisTopan, F.M. (1972)
Oral Literature in a Ritual Setting: The role of spirit songs in a spirit-mediumship cult of Mombasa
Ph.D. thesis. University of London.

Periodical articleNoble, D.S. (1961)
Demoniacal Possession among the Giryama
Man. Volume 61. p. 50-52.

Periodical articleHarris, G.G. (1957)
Possession Hysteria in a Kenya Tribe
American Anthropologist. Volume 59 #6. p. 1046-1066.

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