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Author Behrend, Heike.
Title Alice Lakwena and the Holy Spirits : War in Northern Uganda, 1985-97.
Imprint Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2000.

Series Eastern African Studies
Eastern African studies.
Subject Auma, Alice, 1956-2007 -- Teachings.
Acholi (African people) -- Religion.
Religion and politics -- Uganda.
Spiritualism -- Uganda.
Description 1 online resource (225 pages).
Contents Cover; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures & Tables; Preface; Foreword; 1. The Troubles of an Anthropologist; 2. The History & Ethnogenesis of the Acholi; 3. The Crisis; 4. The War of the Holy Spirit Mobile Forces; 5. The Holy Spirit Movement as a Regional Cult; 6. The March on Kampala; 7. The History of Religions in Acholi; 8. Alice & the Spirits; 9. The Texts of the Holy Spirit Movement; 10. The War in Acholi, 1987-96; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
Summary In August 1986, Alice Auma, a young Acholi woman in northern Uganda, proclaiming herself under the orders of a Christian spirit named Lakwena, raised an army called the ""Holy Spirit Mobile Forces.""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780821445709 (electronic bk.)
0821445707 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 993771745
Additional Format Print version: Behrend, Heike. Alice Lakwena and the Holy Spirits : War in Northern Uganda, 1985-97. Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, ©2000 9780821413104