Za Using'anga Ndi Ufiti - About Healing Practice and Witchcraft

A Culture & Personality Study of Traditional Healers in Southern Malawi

By Moya Aliya Malamusi

In this book, cultural anthropologist Moya A. Malamusi gives readers a rare inside vision of the personalities and healing practices of traditional asing'anga (healers) in Malawi, south-east Africa. His account is based on over thirty years of participant field experience. In this study, the world views and methods of healers become directly accessible through field interviews transcribed in Chichewa and translated with annotations on terminology.

Publication Date: 7/30/2016
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783643907646