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Author Capone, Stefania.
Uniform Title Quête de l'Afrique dans le candomblé. English
Title Searching for Africa in Brazil [electronic resource] : power and tradition in candomblé / Stefania Capone ; translated from the French by Lucy Lyall Grant.
Publication Info. Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The messenger of the gods : Exu in Afro-Brazilian religions -- The spirits of darkness : Exu and Pombagira in Umbanda -- The religious continuum -- Reorganizing sacred space -- Contesting power -- Exu and the anthropologists -- In search of lost origins -- Which Africa? which tradition?
Note Description based on print version record
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Religion and sociology.
Candomblé (Religion)
Cults -- Brazil.
Gods, Afro-Brazilian.
Blacks -- Brazil -- Religion.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Capone, Stefania Quête de l'Afrique dans le candomblé Searching for Africa in Brazil Durham : Duke University Press, 2010 9780822346258 0822346257 9780822346364 0822346362 (DLC) 00345808
ISBN 9780822392040 (ebook)
0822392046 (ebook)
9780822346258 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822346257 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822346364 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822346362 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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