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List of Illustrations, Figures, and Maps
Note on Anonymity and Fieldwork
A Note on Language
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
List of Key Historical and Contemporary Persons


Chapter 1. Violence. War, State, and Anthropology in Mozambique
Chapter 2.
Territory. Spatio-Historical Approaches to State Formation
Chapter 3.
Spirit. Chiefly Authority, Soil, and Medium
Chapter 4.
Body. Illness, Memory, and the Dynamics of Healing
Chapter 5.
Sovereignty. The Mozambican President and the Ordering of Sorcery
Chapter 6.
Economy. Substance, Production, and Accumulation
Chapter 7.
Law. Political Authority and Multiple Sovereignties

Conclusion: Uncapturability, Dynamics, and Power


Violent Becomings

State Formation, Sociality, and Power in Mozambique

Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

360 pages, 4 tables, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-236-4 Hb Published (August 2016)

ISBN  978-1-78533-293-7 Pb Published (August 2016)

This title is published as Open Access

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