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Title Obeah and other powers [electronic resource] : the politics of Caribbean religion and healing / Diana Paton and Maarit Forde, editors.
Publication Info. Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An (un)natural mystic in the air : images of Obeah in Caribbean song / Kenneth Bilby -- "Eh! Eh! Bomba, hen! Hen!" : making sense of a vodou chant / Alasdair Pettinger -- On swelling : remedies and rituals in colonial medicine / Alejandra Bronfman -- Atis Rezistans : Gede and the art of vagabondaj / Katherine Smith -- Slave poison/slave medicine : the persistence of Obeah in early 19th century Martinique / John Savage -- The Trials of Inspector Thomas : policing and ethnography in Jamaica / Diana Paton -- The moral economy of spiritual work : money and rituals in Trinidad and Tobago / Maarit Forde -- The open secrets of Solares / Elizabeth Cooper -- Rites of power and rumours of race : the circulation of supernatural knowledge and sacrifice tales in the greater Caribbean, 1890-1940 / Lara Putnam -- The vodou state and the Protestant nation : Haiti in the long twentieth century / Karen E. Richman -- The moral economy of brujería under the modern colony : a pirated modernity? / Raquel Romberg -- Afterword: Other powers : Tylor's principle, Father Williams' temptations, and the power of banality / Stephan Palmié.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Obeah (Cult) -- Caribbean Area.
Vodou -- Caribbean Area.
Religion and politics -- Caribbean Area.
Caribbean Area -- Religion.
Added Author Paton, Diana, 1969-
Forde, Maarit, 1973-
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822351245 0822351242 9780822351337 0822351331 (DLC) 2011036577
ISBN 0822394839 (electronic bk.)
9780822394839 (electronic bk.)
9780822351245 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822351242 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822351337 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822351331 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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