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Trinidad village

Author: Melville J Herskovits; Frances S Herskovits
Publisher: New York : Octagon Books, 1976, ©1975.
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Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963.
Trinidad village.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1947
(OCoLC)592746545
Online version:
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963.
Trinidad village.
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1947
(OCoLC)606213531
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melville J Herskovits; Frances S Herskovits
ISBN: 0374938768 9780374938765
OCLC Number: 3613089
Description: viii, 351, xxv pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Toco --
II. Class differences and standards of living --
III. Work and the problem of security --
IV. The structure of Toco society --
V. The functioning family --
VI. The rites of death --
VII. The role of religion --
VIII. The shouters --
IX. Divination and magic --
X. The avenues of self-expression --
XI. Retentions and reinterpretations --
Appendix I. Notes on Shango worship --
Appendix II. Official documents bearing on Trinidad Negro customs --
Appendix III. References --
Index.
Responsibility: Melville J. Herskovits and Frances L. Herskovits.

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