A page for all of the cross-references and recommendations that come up in class
1/11/13, Medical Anthropology additional class notes:
Micah recounted the story of Franz Boas and Quesalid, the shaman. You can find the story in The Sorcerer and His Magic (Lévi-Strauss, Claude, Le Sorcier et sa magie, 1949, in “Anthropologie structurale”, Paris, 1958. Chap. IX: Le Sorcier et sa Magie.).
– Conversations with Ogotemmeli: An Introduction to Dogon Religious Ideas by Marcel Griaule.
– “Misunderstanding” from Ethnographic Sorcery by Harry West (the concept that lions are sorcerers)
– “The Way Things are Said” from Deadly Words: Witchcraft in the Bocage by Jeanne Favret-Saada (the idea that there is no way to talk about witchcraft without becoming part of the system)