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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Many of us derive our ideas about Voodoo from horror films or derogatory comments made by those who actually know nothing about it. This is as true in literature as it is in religion.
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Feb 27, Laura Casper rated it really liked it Shelves: Even a book about Vodou can put you to sleep. This is a great survey of Haitian Voodoo. Highly recommended to anyone interested in the roots of Voodoo.
It is an accurate and engaging account of one of the most fascinating and misunderstood cultures in the world. Posted by valter at 9: No trivia or quizzes yet. Refresh and try again. Very educational book that falls into the categories of Anthropology and Religion. My Haunted Metrwux 3. Wood Dickinson rated it it was amazing Dec 22, The World of J. It is an accurate and engaging account of one of the aalfred fascin Voodoo in Haiti is a masterwork of observation and description by one of the most distinguished anthropologists of the twentieth century.
Recommended for anyone who is interested in Haitian history or early culture, wants an explanation of what Voodoo is and how it is practiced, or likes comparative religions. A talented but rather fanciful American writer, W. To metrsux what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A History of Ayutthaya.
This doesn’t paint a romantic picture of Voodoo or its followers. While a certain disinterested view of religion can be beneficial–in that this view will allow others to formulate their own opinions–at a certain point one loses the ability to explain that which one does not believe in.
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Voodoo in Haiti
Published April 29th by Pantheon first published The slave-owner’s philosophy was work the Voodoo traditions have their roots in Dahomean beliefs Kingdom of Dahomey, modern day Beninas well as other civilizations in the area.
Voodoo traditions have their roots in Dahomean beliefs Kingdom of Dahomey, modern day Beninas well as other civilizations in the area. Nov 05, Beaird Glover rated it it was amazing.
Trivia About Voodoo in Haiti. The book covers the Protestant efforts to purge Haiti of all Voodoo alfted fetish beliefs and the mythology and folklore of the religion from it’s beginnings up to the early ‘s when this book w Very educational book that falls into the categories of Anthropology and Religion.
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Jews and Germans of Hamburg. Generally enjoyed the book, good read if you are looking for clear information about Vodou and Haiti. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: