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Title Obeah and other powers : the politics of Caribbean religion and healing / Diana Paton & Maarit Forde, editors
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2012
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BL2565 O12 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001097245
 Ethnology Library  BL2565 .O24 2012    AVAILABLE    30520020756970
Descript xii, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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 : slavery, social science, and medicine in the nineteenth century / Alejandra Bronfman -- Atis Rezistans : Gede and the art of vagabondaj / Katherine Smith -- Slave poison/slave medicine : the persistence of Obeah in early nineteenth-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 in the greater Caribbean, 1890-1940 / Lara Putnam -- The vodou state and the Protestant nation : Haiti in the long twentieth century / Karen Richman -- The moral economy of brujeriƔ under the modern colony : a pirated modernity? / Raquel Romberg -- Afterword. Other powers : Tylor's principle, Father Williams's temptations, and the power of banality / Stephan PalmiƩ
Subject Obeah (Cult) -- Caribbean Area
Voodooism -- Caribbean Area
Religion and politics -- Caribbean Area
Caribbean Area -- Religion
Alt Author Paton, Diana, 1969-
Forde, Maarit, 1973-
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