YORAM BILU, ph.d., is at the hebrew university of jerusalem, jerusalem, israel
the moroccan demon in israel: the case of “evil spirit disease”
Version of Record online: 28 OCT 2009
1980 American Anthropological Association
Volume 8, Issue 1, pages 24–39, Spring 1980
How to Cite
BILU, Y. (1980), the moroccan demon in israel: the case of “evil spirit disease”. Ethos, 8: 24–39. doi: 10.1525/eth.1980.8.1.02a00030
The research for this project was supported by grants from the ford foundation (grant no. 8; project b-9), received through the israel foundation trustees and the jerusalem center for anthropological studies.
- Issue online: 28 OCT 2009
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