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Published: 10 December 2015

272 Pages | 1 illus.


ISBN: 9780190275747

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The Law of Possession

Ritual, Healing, and the Secular State

Edited by William S. Sax and Helene Basu

  • Includes lively descriptions of practices that, though common throughout the world, are largely absent from modern societies
  • Serves as an occasion for reflecting on the continuing importance of modernization theory and its challengers