Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan) 1902-1973. Ghostly vengeance among the Luo of Kenya:

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Title: Ghostly vengeance among the Luo of Kenya:

Published in: Man -- Vol. 50, article 133

Published By: Man -- Vol. 50, article 133 London: [London, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, etc.], 1950. 86-87 p.

By line: by Professor E. E. Evans-Pritchard

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Luo (FL11)

Subjects: Eschatology (775); Theory of disease (753); Magical and mental therapy (755); (626626); Revelation and divination (787); Purification and atonement (783);

Abstract: The author, a prominent British social anthropologist, discusses in this article the Luo belief that an aggrieved ghost will cause sickness and injury to those who wronged it in life, and the means by which its wrath could be appeased.

Document Number: 12

Document ID: fl11-012

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1936

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Robert Lee ; 1959

Coverage Date: 1936-1950

Coverage Place: Luoland, Kenya

LCSH: Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)

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