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The Mind PossessedThe Cognition of Spirit Possession in an Afro-Brazilian Religious Tradition$
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Emma E. A. Cohen

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195323351

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323351.001.0001

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 Historical and Ethnographic Setting

 Historical and Ethnographic Setting

(p.21) 2 Historical and Ethnographic Setting
The Mind Possessed

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Chapter 2 gives an overview of the wider historical and ethnographic setting in which fieldwork took place. It presents a historical account of changing attitudes to African religions in Brazil and describes general features of the context within which ethnographic fieldwork was conducted as well as the ethnographer's access and entry to the terreiro setting.

Keywords:   historical/ethnographic setting, fieldwork, ethnographic access

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