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Women Who Live Evil Lives: Gender, Religion, and the Politics of Power in Colonial Guatemala, 1650-1750

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The lives and practices of mixed-race, Black, Spanish, and Maya women sorcerers, spell-casters, magical healers, and midwives in the capital of colonial Central America.
Paperback, 202 pages
Published November 1st 2002 by University of Texas Press (first published 2002)
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Steven Monrad
Jul 02, 2008 Steven Monrad rated it it was ok
Shelves: anthro
Sorceress theme from Inquisition case histories in
Central America before separated into countries.
Academic.
Not as well written as the one based upon
European heresies, title I can't remember.
The more successful a healer is the more guilty.
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Read in a class I took with Dr. Few. Really enjoyed the book. Lots of great stories.
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