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  • The Arcane Archive - A cache of usenet and other text files pertaining to occult, mystical, and spiritual subjects.
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  • The Evil Eye - Article in the e-zine Azerbaijan International, by Jean Patterson and Arzu Aghayeva describing the belief and available protection.
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  • Issues in Ethnicity: The Demory Site Skull - Christopher Fennell, a University of Virginia anthropologist, describes a small X-marked clay skull, an article of malevolent conjuration buried beneath a Virginia farm house between 1780 and 1860, raising significant issues in ethnic studies, folk magic, anthropology, and historical archeology.
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  • Lucky Mojo: The Evil Eye - An essay on the blue glass "Nazar Boncugu" or "Eye Bead" worn for protection in Turkey, Cyprus, the Central Asian Turkic Republics, and among the Uigur Turks of China.
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  • Maneki Neko - The Beckoning Cat - Legends of the Japanese lucky cat and why statues of it are used by shop-keepers to draw in customers.
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  • Symbolic Healing in Hungarian Ethnomedicine - Describes rituals involved in curing illness believed to be caused by magic. Includes examples and references.
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