Conjure, Magic, and Power

  title={Conjure, Magic, and Power},
  author={Walter C. Rucker},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={103 - 84}
  • W. Rucker
  • Published 1 September 2001
  • History
  • Journal of Black Studies
Ignorance and superstition render them easy dupes to ... artful and designing men .... On certain occasions they have been made to believe that while they carried about their persons some charm with which they had been furnished, they were invulnerable. They have, on certain other occasions, been made to believe that they were under a protection that rendered them invincible .... They have been known to be so perfectly and fearfully under the influence of some leader or conjurer or minister… 

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