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Trial by sasswood

Esther Warner Dendel

Trial by sasswood

by Esther Warner Dendel

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Published by Readers Union, Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberia -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Esther Warner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19809618M

    Book description In Anarchy Unbound, Peter T. Leeson uses rational choice theory to explore the benefits of self-governance. Relying on experience from the past and present, Professor Leeson provides evidence of anarchy 'working' where it is least expected to do so and explains how this is Cited by: The sasswood trial was outlawed by the central government early in the twentieth century; other forms of ordeal were tolerated through the s. During the civil war, all legal and social control institutions experienced complete breakdown.

      Her one and only chance to prove herself innocent of deliberate evil intention was to pass successfully through a trial by ordeal. This consisted of swallowing the contents of the poison cup. (Orachi = sasswood.) A woman who has unfornate enough to be condemned to this form of trial died, forthwith, unless there was found a way of escape. Rarely is a red exercise book one's most cherished possession. For Gade, a small Nigerian schoolgirl, it was; and this is the story of how it came to happen. * Trial By Sasswood' by Esther Warner A modern story of travel in Africa adapted for broadcasting by Becky Cocking 2 .

      In case of trial by drinking 'sasswood', the victim, before taking the poison,thus calls upon God, with eyes uplifted, to hear his solemn statement to the people: 'God, thou knowest that I am not the guilty party; therefore I am not afraid to drink this 'sasswood'.Author: Kwekudee. WARNER ESTHER - Trial By Sasswood WARNER MARINA - From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers WARNOCK, WILLIAM - .


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Trial by sasswood, (The Pergamon English library)Cited by: 2. Sassywood is Trial by sasswood book form of trial by ordeal still in use in Liberia.

There are various types of ordeal. The principal one involves the drinking of a poisonous concoction made of the bark of the Erythrophleum suaveolens tree. Another involves the rubbing of a red-hot machete on the legs of the suspect, while a third involves dipping the suspect's hand into hot oil.

The practice has a. The New Yorker calls it 'A warm, funny, and wonderful book,' a story of how a white woman living in West Africa accompanied one of her 'boys,' a semi-Christianized African named Comma, on a journey back to his tribal village where he was to undergo a trial by ordeal to vindicate himself of a charge of theft."Views: K.

Esther Warner Dendel has 13 books on Goodreads with 42 ratings. Esther Warner Dendel’s most popular book is The Basic Book of Fingerweaving. ] He wondered what sasswood was—Delah had sworn by sasswood that she was telling the truth when the coaxed those in the shadow village out of hiding.

Delah explained that many years ago, before the Americos starting intefering in tribal business, trial by sasswood was a way of determining whether a person accused of a crime was innocent or.

A form of trial by ordeal in Liberia, typically involving a suspect drinking a poisonous concoction made from the bark of the ordeal tree Erythrophleum guineense, Erythrophleum ivorense, or Erythrophleum suaveolens[2] (called sassy bark); by extension, other forms of trial by ordeal such as applying a heated machete to the suspect's legs, or dipping the.

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£ + £ P&P. Erythrophleum suaveolens, also known as the ordeal tree, is a species of plant that can be found in Mozambique and species are 20 metres (66 ft) in height, and have a rough and blackish bark.

The plants leaves have 2–3 pairs of pinnae, which carry 7–13 leaflets are 5 by centimetres ( in × in), are green coloured and : Fabaceae. Trial by sasswood. Dendel, Esther Warner.

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Orange The Penguin Thelwell Thelwell Large The. Interesting. I'd never heard this before. I think Leeson is writing a book trying to find good explanations for what sound like bizarre practices. He probably got this idea from research.

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Trial by Sasswood by Esther Sietmann Warner Dendel. SENIOR ENGLISH II. Trial by Sasswood ' by Esther Warner: a modern story of travel in Africa.

adapted for broadcasting bv Becky Cocking. 3—' The Trial' NATURE CALENDAR. NATURE STUDY. Nature Quiz. Pencils and papers will. ordeal—a poisoning of three healthy men with sasswood. Although I knew that this particular form of trial by ordeal had a long history in West Africa, 2 one would think that when the.

Note: The subject Sorcery () has been used for TSAV and MBATSAV, and Trial Procedure (), Ritual () or Magic () for SWEM and SAssWOOD.

Sibjects Sacred Objects and Places () and Magic () have been used as the basic categories for the AKOMBO, and subjects Theory of Disease (), Sorcery (), Magic and mental therapy (The big man came, mixed up some brew and made the suspected people drink his concoction.

(Very likely, Guenter describes here a kind of 'sasswood trial', a traditional Liberian method used to point out who is guilty of the committed crimes under investigation. - FVDK) Then they had to stand in a long line in the hot sun."The Sasswood Ordeal" text story starring Mabu.

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