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By Celucien L. Joseph,Nixon S. Cleophat,Patrick Delices,Patricia Marie-Emmanuelle Donatien,Charlotte Hammond,Benjamin Hebblethwaite,Tammie Jenkins,Barbara Lewis,Ann E. Mazzocca,Bronwyn Mills,Mambo Vye Zo Komande LaMenfo DaGinen (Patricia D. Scheu),Michel Web

One obtrusive lacuna in reports of Haitian Vodou is the shortage of works exploring the relationship among the faith and its major roots, conventional Yoruba faith. Discussions of Vodou quite often appear to current the faith in vacuo, as a sui generis phenomenon that arose in Saint-Domingue and developed in Haiti, with out antecedents. what's sorely wanted then is extra comparative stories of Haitian Vodou that might learn its connections to conventional Yoruba faith and hence remove darkness from convinced points of its mythology, trust method, practices, and rituals. This ebook seeks to bridge those gaps.

Vodou within the Haitian Experience reviews relatively the connections and relationships among Vodou and African conventional religions reminiscent of Yoruba faith and Egyptian faith. Such stories may increase our knowing of the faith, and the connections among Africa and its Diaspora via shared non secular styles and practices. the final reader may be aware of the transnational and transcultural views of Vodou, in addition to the cultural, socio-economic, and political context which gave start to diverse visions and concepts of Vodou.

The chapters during this assortment inform a narrative concerning the dynamics of the Vodou religion and the wealthy methods Vodou has molded the Haitian narrative and psyche. The members of this booklet learn this developed narrative from a multicultural voice that engages significantly the self-discipline of ethnomusicology, drama, functionality, artwork, anthropology, ethnography, economics, literature, highbrow historical past, philosophy, psychology, sociology, faith, and theology. Vodou is additionally studied from a number of theoretical techniques together with queer, feminist idea, serious race idea, Marxism, postcolonial feedback, postmodernism, and psychoanalysis.

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Vodou in the Haitian Experience: A Black Atlantic Perspective by Celucien L. Joseph,Nixon S. Cleophat,Patrick Delices,Patricia Marie-Emmanuelle Donatien,Charlotte Hammond,Benjamin Hebblethwaite,Tammie Jenkins,Barbara Lewis,Ann E. Mazzocca,Bronwyn Mills,Mambo Vye Zo Komande LaMenfo DaGinen (Patricia D. Scheu),Michel Web


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