Prof. James Howe
Spiritual, magical, and "occult" aspects of human behavior in anthropological and historical perspective: magic, ritual curing, trance, spirit possession, sorcery, and accusations of witchcraft. Material drawn from traditional nonwestern societies, medieval and early modern Europe, and colonial and contemporary North America.
Howe, James. 21A.211 Magic, Witchcraft, and the Spirit World, Fall 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/anthropology/21a-211-magic-witchcraft-and-the-spirit-world-fall-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA