American Voudou: Journey into a Hidden World / Edition 1

American Voudou: Journey into a Hidden World / Edition 1

by Rod Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1574410490

ISBN-13: 9781574410495

Pub. Date: 11/16/1998

Publisher: University of North Texas Press

This chronicle of the author's determined search for the true legacy of voudou in America uncovers a spirit world from New Orleans to Miami which will shatter long-held stereotypes about the religion and its role in our culture. 40 photos. Index.

Overview

This chronicle of the author's determined search for the true legacy of voudou in America uncovers a spirit world from New Orleans to Miami which will shatter long-held stereotypes about the religion and its role in our culture. 40 photos. Index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574410495
Publisher:
University of North Texas Press
Publication date:
11/16/1998
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)
Lexile:
1070L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface,
PART ONE: THE STREET,
1: Midnight Ritual,
2: Looking for Lorita,
3: The Gods and Their Ways,
4: Countertop Voudou,
5: Preacher to Priestess,
6: Jesus Out of Africa,
PART TWO: THE ROAD,
7: On the Hoodoo Trail,
8: Spirit Wars,
9: Two-Headed Men and Ghosts,
10: Elvis and Dr. King,
11: Kindred Spirits, Lingering Foes,
12: Crossing the Line,
PART THREE: THE WAY,
13: Africa in America,
14: The Day of the Living Dead,
15: The King and His Court,
16: Advice and Consent,
17: Sacrifice,
18: Exiles and Apostles,
19: Santeria,
20: Urban Herbs and Little Haiti,
21: Orisha Anew,
22: Amen,
Appendix I: Voudou in the Media,
Appendix II: The Revolution Denied,
Glossary of Voudou Terms,
Bibliography,
Index,

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