ALFRED METRAUX VOODOO IN HAITI PDF

Title, Voodoo in Haiti Volume of Schocken Books. Author, Alfred Métraux. Edition, illustrated. Publisher, Schocken Books, Original from, University of . Results 1 – 30 of 77 Voodoo in Haiti by Alfred Metraux and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Read “Voodoo in Haiti” by Alfred Métraux with Rakuten Kobo. Voodoo in Haiti is a masterwork of observation and description by one of the most distinguished.

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Inthe Surrealist and ethnographer Michel Leiris participated in the survey, writing a highly interesting article on Voodooist chromolithographs.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! This is as true in literature as it is in religion. The more I read the more familiar I got with some of metraaux. In fact – what is Voodoo? Basically, if you don’t want an account of Voodoo that is all doe-eyed and breathless, this is the book for you. It kills me that there isn’t something newer that is this alrred and thorough. Well worth reading if you want to get to the roots of the religion.

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No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Voodoo traditions have their roots in Dahomean beliefs Kingdom of Dahomey, modern day Beninas well as other civilizations in the area. An excellent and sophisticated, well-researched and well-written view of Voodoo.

Please review your cart. Voodoo in Haiti is a masterwork of observation and description by one of the most distinguished anthropologists of the twentieth century. Wood Dickinson rated it it was amazing Dec 22, The book starts with tracing the Religious aspects of Voodoo back to it’s African tribal roots and goes on from there to delve into individual beliefs, systems of magic, it’s unique combination and merger with Catholicism.

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Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. All religions, Christianity included, hinge on belief; they are to be experienced and interpreted individually.

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Refresh and try again. Seabrook, has given the most complete account of the black legend of voodoo. The Story of Hong Gildong. These talks would have a strong influence on the development of Bataille’s thought. Mystic Isles of the South Seas.

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