The Resource Africas of the Americas : beyond the search for origins in the study of Afro-Atlantic religions, edited by Stephan Palmié

Africas of the Americas : beyond the search for origins in the study of Afro-Atlantic religions, edited by Stephan Palmié

Label
Africas of the Americas : beyond the search for origins in the study of Afro-Atlantic religions
Title
Africas of the Americas
Title remainder
beyond the search for origins in the study of Afro-Atlantic religions
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephan Palmié
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The anthropology and history of African American religious formations has long been dominated by approaches aiming to recover and authenticate the historical transatlantic continuities linking such traditions to identifiable African source cultures. While not denying such continuities, the contributors to this volume seek to transcend this research agenda by bracketing 'Africa' and 'African pasts' as objective givens, and asking instead what role notions of 'Africanity' and 'pastfulness' play in the social and ritual lives of historical and contemporary practitioners of Afro-Atlantic religious
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
299.6097
Index
index present
LC call number
BL2565
LC item number
.A36 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies of religion in Africa,
Series volume
v. 33
Label
Africas of the Americas : beyond the search for origins in the study of Afro-Atlantic religions, edited by Stephan Palmié
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: On predications of Africanity / Stephan Palmié -- On leaving and joining Africanness through religion : the 'Black Caribs' across multiple diasporic horizons / Paul Christopher Johnson -- From Igbo Israeli to African Christian : the emergence of racial identity in Olaudah Equiano's Interesting narrative / James Sidbury -- Governing man-gods : spiritism and the struggle for progress in Republican Cuba / Reinaldo L. Román -- Divining the past : the linguistic reconstruction of 'African' roots in diasporic ritual registers and songs / Kristina Wirtz -- Ecué's Atlantic : an essay in methodology / Stephan Palmié -- Dona Preta's trek to Cachoeira / Brian Brazeal -- Transatlantic dialogue : Roger Bastide and the African American religions / Stefania Capone -- Peasants, migrants and the discovery of African traditions : ritual and social change in Lowland Haiti / Karen E. Richman -- African accents, speaking child spirits and the Brazilian popular imaginary : permutations of Africanness in Candomblé / Elina Hartikainen -- Free to be a slave : slavery as metaphor in the Afro-Atlantic religions / J. Lorand Matory
Control code
ocn711004463
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 388 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047432708
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004164727.i-390
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not applicable
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.b34385630
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711004463
  • pebcs9047432703

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