Re: seeking information about witch-doctors among africans

Rick Cook (
Mon, 03 Apr 1995 21:59:14

>Try Guns and Rain by Terrence Ranger. It deals with the relationship
>between traditional healers and the guerilla movement against the former
>white rulers of Zimbabwe. BTW witch doctor is an antequated term for these
>folks. The term now in use is traditional healer.
Another good source is "Politics Law and Ritual in Tribal Societies", which
focuses on the role they play in the cohesion of traditional societies.

--Rick Cook