The Resource Invisible agents : spirits in a Central African history, David M. Gordon, (electronic book)

Invisible agents : spirits in a Central African history, David M. Gordon, (electronic book)

Label
Invisible agents : spirits in a Central African history
Title
Invisible agents
Title remainder
spirits in a Central African history
Statement of responsibility
David M. Gordon
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Invisible Agents shows how personal and deeply felt spiritual beliefs can inspire social movements and influence historical change. Conventional historiography concentrates on the secular, materialist, or moral sources of political agency. Instead, David M. Gordon argues, when people perceive spirits as exerting power in the visible world, these beliefs form the basis for individual and collective actions. Focusing on the history of the south-central African country of Zambia during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, his analysis invites reflection on political and religious realms of a
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1970-
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Gordon, David M.
Dewey number
968.94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BR1446.6
LC item number
.G67 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African histories series
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  • Christianity and culture
  • Religion and politics
  • Bemba (African people)
  • Zambia
  • Zambia
  • Zambia
  • Zambia
  • United National Independence Party (Zambia)
  • Lumpa Church
Label
Invisible agents : spirits in a Central African history, David M. Gordon, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Seeing invisible worlds -- The passion of Chitimukulu -- Christian witches -- Satan in the city -- A new Jerusalem -- The dawn -- Devils of war -- God in heaven, Kaunda on earth -- A nation reborn -- Conclusion: The spirit realm of agency
Control code
ebr10626542
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 304 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Invisible agents : spirits in a Central African history, David M. Gordon, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Seeing invisible worlds -- The passion of Chitimukulu -- Christian witches -- Satan in the city -- A new Jerusalem -- The dawn -- Devils of war -- God in heaven, Kaunda on earth -- A nation reborn -- Conclusion: The spirit realm of agency
Control code
ebr10626542
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 304 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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