Ghosts of Kanungu: Fertility, Secrecy and Exchange in the Great Lakes of East Africa

Author(s):
Richard Vokes
Published:
2010
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This is a historical ethnography of the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God(MRTC), and of the Kanungu fire itself. The book's central argument is that MRTC grew out of, and was...
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This is a historical ethnography of the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God(MRTC), and of the Kanungu fire itself. The book's central argument is that MRTC grew out of, and was located within a specific historically and geographically located- set of logics and practices related to attempts to gain redress for misfortune. Moreover, that this helps us to understand why the group later grew rapidly- during the early mid 1990s- given that this was a period during which south-western Uganda was experiencing what was perhaps the epidermic.