This item fusion of the worlds an ethnography of possession among the songhay of niger set up a giveaway customers who viewed this item also viewed page 1 of 1 start over page 1 of 1 this shopping feature will continue to load items in order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or . The book fusion of the worlds an ethnography of possession among the songhay of niger paul stoller is published by university of chicago press the book fusion of the worlds an ethnography of possession among the songhay of niger paul stoller is published by university of chicago press fusion of the worlds an ethnography of possession . This ethnography is more like a film than a book so well does stoller evoke the color sight sounds and movements of songhay possession ceremonies choice stoller brilliantly recreates the reality of spirit presence hosts are what they mediate and spirits become flesh and blood in the fusion with human existence . For this ethnography the author became a novitiate in a cult in order to provide an insider view of songhai religion and magic it is an intimate and evocative portrayal of a songhai possession troupe and the spiritual world it both embodies and invokes topics covered include the different kinds of spirits and the history of their incorporation into the songhai pantheon the different . Fusion of the worlds an ethnography of possession zyx mong he songhay of niger paul stoller chicago il university of chi cago press 1989 267 pp 2495 cloth
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