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 Historical and Ethnographic Setting

Emma Cohen

in The Mind Possessed: The Cognition of Spirit Possession in an Afro-Brazilian Religious Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323351
eISBN:
9780199785575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323351.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Chapter 2 gives an overview of the wider historical and ethnographic setting in which fieldwork took place. It presents a historical account of changing attitudes to African religions in Brazil and ... More


Introduction

Ashley Jackson

in Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207641
eISBN:
9780191677762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207641.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

While most studies would consider the time of war as a stage of transition from colonialism to independence wherein the economic, political, military, and other such social effects would be analysed, ... More


Cogitanti mihi

James E. G. Zetzel

in The Lost Republic: Cicero's De oratore and De re publica

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197626092
eISBN:
9780197626122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197626092.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the setting and the characters of Cicero’s De oratore. It considers the accuracy of its representation of the political and social world of the 90s BCE just before the outbreak ... More


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