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This Encyclopedia aims to help readers understand the practice of voodoo as a complex, long-lived religious tradition and way of life through exploration of the theology, religious ritual, and cultural impact of Haitian Vodou and Mississippi Valley Voodoo. Each entry, selected with the intention of representing well-rounded descriptions of Vodou and Voodoo, includes a brief essay, lists of related titles, the names of the essays’ authors, and lists of sources consulted. This resource also includes two lists of entries, one alphabetical and the other topical, as well as a brief essay on visual representations and an index and bibliography. It also includes fifty sidebars with information on Vodou and Voodoo history, misconceptions, hotly debated issues, and trivia. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 438
Genre: Body + Mind + Spirit, Religion + Beliefs
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Street Date: August 26, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-4821
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