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By Nicholas Herriman

ISBN-10: 1922235512

ISBN-13: 9781922235510

This e-book brings certain perception and prize-winning research to a rare tale - that of a witch-hunt and 'ninja' craze that swept a area of Java, Indonesia, in 1998. Nicholas Herriman exhibits how killings take place whilst neighbours, relations and associates think that one amongst them is a sorcerer. utilizing first-hand debts, Herriman presents an in depth context and heritage of those occasions and analyses their improvement when it comes to the interaction of neighborhood tradition and dynamics (gossip, suspicion of sorcerers, violence) and nationwide associations (the country, political events, NGOs and the press).

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