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Talking to the dead : religion, music, and lived memory among Gullah-Geechee women

Author: LeRhonda S Manigault-Bryant
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an ethnography of seven Gullah/Geechee women from the South Carolina lowcountry. By looking in depth at this long-standing spiritual practice, this book highlights the subversive ingenuity  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: LeRhonda S Manigault-Bryant
ISBN: 9780822356639 0822356635 9780822356745 0822356740
OCLC Number: 859384376
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: xix, 278 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Talking to the dead --
Gullah/Geechee women --
Culture keepers --
Folk religion --
"Ah tulk to de dead all de time" --
"Sendin' up my timbah" --
Lived memory --
Between the living and the dead.
Responsibility: LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant.

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"...Talking to the Dead is a welcome addition to scholarship on the Gullah/Geechee culture and African American religious practices in general....Most importantly, Talking to the Dead not only lays Read more...

 
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