Voodoo In Haiti

Author: Alfred Métraux
Editor: Pantheon
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Describes the origin and history of Haiti's folk religion and explains the voodoo rites and beliefs
Voodoo in Haiti
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Alfred Métraux
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1959 - Publisher: Pantheon

Describes the origin and history of Haiti's folk religion and explains the voodoo rites and beliefs
Voodoo in Haiti
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Alfred Métraux
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-21 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

Voodoo in Haiti is a masterwork of observation and description by one of the most distinguished anthropologists of the twentieth century. Alfred Métraux has written a rich and lasting study of the lives and rituals of the Haitian mambos and adepts, and of the history and origins of their religion.
Voodoo in Haiti
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Andre J. Louis
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Tate Publishing

The Republic of Haiti is a fascinating country of contrast where are joined together tradition and illiteracy, high religion and folk religion, light and darkness. It is a country ravaged by poverty and afflicted by a considerable social backwardness where people live in a constant fear of a heavy and
Understanding Haitian Voodoo
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Emmanuel Felix, Jr.
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-01 - Publisher: Xulon Press

Part textbook, part life-story, part theological expos, Understanding Haitian Voodoo comes from a much-respected Haitian gentleman who writes as a lawyer, judge, and evangelist who cares deeply about his people and their bondage in Voodoo. "Voodoo is not simply a myth, toward which we can remain indifferent. It is not
Voodoo and Politics in Haiti
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Michel S. Laguerre
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-27 - Publisher: Springer

Not only does this book give a well-researched account of the politicization of Haitian Voodoo and the Voodooization of Haitian politics, it also lays the ground for the development of creative policies by the state vis-a-vis the cult. It is an indispensable research tool for the students of Afro-American, Caribbean