Ngoma

  Preface

  Introduction
 collapse section1  Settings and Samples in African Cults of Affliction
 expand sectionThe "Grands Rites" Of Kinshasa
 expand sectionNgoma On The Swahili Coast
 collapse sectionSangoma: Divining The Stresses Of Rapid Industrialization In North Nguni Society
 A Swazi College For Diviner-Healers
 Pengula: Divination By "Throwing The Bones"
 Ukufemba: Divination By Mediumship
 Mediumistic Trance Versus Mechanistic Technique
 expand sectionThe Amagqira: Surviving The Townships Of South Africa
 expand section2  Identifying Ngoma  Historical and Comparative Perspectives
 expand section3  Core Features in Ngoma Therapy
 expand section4  Doing Ngoma  The Texture of Personal Transformation
 expand section5  How Ngoma Works  Of Codes and Consciousness
 expand section6  How Ngoma Works  The Social Reproduction of Health
  Conclusion

  Appendix A  Partial Listing of Guthrie's Inventory of Bantu Languages
  Appendix B  Distributions of Terms in Bantu Languages Pertaining to Therapeutic Concepts and Actions
 expand sectionAppendix C  Instrumentation Accompanying Healing Rituals in Central and Southern Africa
 expand sectionNotes
  Bibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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